Kids Activities in Crested Butte

In Winter & Spring by

Crested Butte isn't only for adults. Aside from the fact that in the winter Elk Avenue is essentially a playground, CB has loads for kids to enjoy while visiting. We’ve listed some of the sweetest spots to kick it with the kids, many of which are totally FREE for them.



ActivitiesLocationsDetails
Ski LessonsSki AreaLessons offered for kids between 3 and 14
Adventure ParkSki AreaOpening date 20/21 TBD
Dog SleddingWashington GulchDaily tours; reserve in advance
Downhill SkiingSki Area4 & under ski FREE; pick up at ticket window
Ice SkatingTown of Crested ButteFREE access, rentals available
Nordic SkiingNordic CenterDiscounted rentals and trail passes for 16 & under, lessons available
Music & ArtsCenter for the ArtsActivities throughout the season
Sled & TubeAll Around CBFREE, or buy a sled (available at ACE Hardware)
SnowshoeNordic CenterDiscounted rentals for 16 & under, guides available
Trailhead Children's MuseumOld Center for the Arts'After-School' Art Classes
LibraryCB LibraryChildren's reading section & events for kids
Sleigh RideAlmont ResortPrivate sleigh ride, max. 4 adults & 2 children at a time
Crested Butte MuseumElk Avenue Downtown CBLearn about CB's history through a variety of exhibits
Build a snowman/iglooAnywhereFREE

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Shopping

Pooh's Corner

302 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-6539
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The local's favorite shopping stop for toys, games, puzzles, and more.

Featured Lodging

San Moritz Condos

  • Hot tub • Ski In/Ski Out • Dog-Friendly
  • Multiple Units • Mountain Views


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At San Moritz, you’ll enjoy access to amenities that make your vacation hassle-free. Ski out to the West Wall Lift, and spend the day on your favorite downhill runs. Ski back in, and enjoy a soak in our indoor hot tub. Then call up our shuttle, and take a 3-mile ride down the mountain to the Creative, Historic District downtown: host to your favorite restaurants and shops.