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.
Need a Kid-Friendly place to stay? Crested Butte Mountain Resort has plenty of options including slope-side rooms right next to the Adventure Center.
|Ski Lessons||CBMR||Lessons offered for kids between 3 and 17|
|Adaptive Sports||Adaptive Sports Center||Multiple activities, kids of all ages|
|Adventure Park||CBMR||Rock climbing, mini golf, bungee trampoline|
|Dog Sledding||Washington Gulch||Daily tours|
|Downhill Skiing||CBMR||6 & under ski FREE, discounted 17 & under|
|Ice Skating||Town of Crested Butte||FREE access, rentals available|
|Kid's Night Out||CBMR||Call for reservations|
|Movies||Majestic Theater||$8 tickets for 12 & under|
|Nordic Skiing||Nordic Center||FREE rentals and trail passes for 17 & under, lessons available|
|Music & Arts||Center for the Arts||Performances throughout the season|
|Sled & Tube||Town of Crested Butte||FREE, or buy a sled (available at CB Kids)|
|Snowshoe||Nordic Center||FREE rentals for 17 & under, guides available|
|Trailhead Children's Museum||CBMR||Drop off programs|
|Zip Line||CBMR||Must be 70 lbs to ride|
|Library||CB Library||Children's reading section & events for kids|
|Sleigh Ride||Fantasy Ranch||Private sleigh ride, max. 4 adults & 2 children at a time|
|Build a snowman/igloo||Anywhere||FREE|
Check out the interactive map below to get more info on locations of these fun activities for kids!
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Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s ski-in/ski-out hotel is not only conveniently located, but features a luxurious mountain experience. Elevation Hotel is a combination of mountain charm and contemporary urban design. Discover fine dining at the 9380 restaurant located within the building, spa, and full-service hotel amenities that also include a free town shuttle.