Kids Activities in Crested Butte

In Winter & Spring by Kryptonite Creative

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 LessonsCBMRLessons offered for kids between 3 and 17
Adaptive SportsAdaptive Sports CenterMultiple activities, kids of all ages
Adventure ParkCBMRRock climbing, mini golf, bungee trampoline
Dog SleddingWashington GulchDaily tours
Downhill SkiingCBMR6 & under ski FREE, discounted 17 & under
Ice SkatingTown of Crested ButteFREE access, rentals available
Kid's Night OutCBMRCall for reservations
MoviesMajestic Theater$8 tickets for 12 & under
Nordic SkiingNordic CenterFREE rentals and trail passes for 17 & under, lessons available
Music & ArtsCenter for the ArtsPerformances throughout the season
Sled & TubeTown of Crested ButteFREE, or buy a sled (available at CB Kids)
SnowshoeNordic CenterFREE rentals for 17 & under, guides available
Trailhead Children's MuseumCBMRDrop off programs
Zip LineCBMRMust be 70 lbs to ride
LibraryCB LibraryChildren's reading section & events for kids
Sleigh RideFantasy Ranch Private sleigh ride, max. 4 adults & 2 children at a time
Build a snowman/iglooAnywhereFREE

Map

Check out the interactive map below to get more info on locations of these fun activities for kids!

Shopping

Mountain Tops T-shirts

304 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 349-5413Map

Website

Crested Butte’s spot for high quality T-shirts and gifts since 1976. This family owned and operated business is a great shop for purchasing items to remember your trip with a large selection of resort wear.

CB Kids

326 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 349-2884Map

CB Kids has clothes and accessories for active kids who love the mountain lifestyle, are active, or just want to stay warm. Everything a kid needs, CB Kids has it. Hours: 10am–5:30pm.

Pooh’s Corner

302 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 349-6539Map

The local’s favorite shopping stop for toys, games puzzles, children’s dress-up and more. ”Pooh’s” carries Lego, Melissa & Doug, Toysmith, Mahattan, Alex and many more gifts to bring smiles to ”children” of all ages!  Hours: 9am–9pm.