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Winding River Resort

County Road 491, Box 629, Grand Lake, CO 80447
Winding River Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grand Lake
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75 reviews 75 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have enjoyed sleigh rides here in the winter, and hay rides in the summer. They never fail to impress! Their staff is professional, the horses are beautiful, and the chili, burgers and hot dogs are tasty.

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have stayed at Winding River a couple years in a row and cant wait to return. It is a great place to stay that is really convenient to RMNP and to the town of Grand Lake. The wildlife around the resort and the mountain views are amazing. The place is clean, staff is friendly and helpful. The pancake breakfast... More 

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Upstate NY
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

While this resort is primarily for RVers and campers, I stayed in the Larkspur room - one of two guest rooms in the building that houses the store and office. These rooms are upstairs and are fairly spacious. They include a microwave and refrigerator and the basic dishes and flatware for two people. However, they do not offer a sink... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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204 reviews 204 reviews
19 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This resort is a multi use resort. They have sites for tent camping, RV, and cabins. It's located on the border of Rocky Mountain National Park. I understand that occasionally Elk, Moose, and deer wonder through the grounds. Although, I did not see any while I was there. They have all kinds of activities for people to enjoy, like an... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We loved this campground. The location is right outside the west entrance to Rocky Mountain (you actually enter the park to get to the campground). The area is surrounded by wilderness and we saw lots of elk and some moose near the campground. The campground has numerous activities for kids (horseback riding, petting zoo, etc) and has plenty of amenities... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I will start with my arrival, I walk into register for my campsite after a 13 hour drive (up at 4am) and while waiting my turn no one spoke to me and when is was my turn, the only thing that was said to me was how can I help you. No friendliness what so ever, no "Is this your... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Kids rode bikes without a worry. Horse rides, and bike rides-nice neighbors who took time to introduce their horses to our kids. Views abound and yes if you can't live without wifi and cell service we both got perfect service in the middle of the park!!!! Quiet and restful and not far from the town of Grand Lake which is... More 

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denver
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This is a fantastic park. The RV spots in the back have no concrete pads, so it can get muddy when it rains. If you have a horse this is a great place for them and you. We rode ATV's - available right at the resort. A great little zoo for the kids, too.

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Denver, Colorado
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25 hotel reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Stayed with folks in their motorhome during Labor Day weekend this year and in a cabin Memorial Day weekend over a year ago. This compound has a small general store, clean shower buildings, horse back riding, playgrounds for the kids and miscellaneous activities. It is located just across the river from the west side of Rocky Mountain NP so there... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We spent a week at Winding River Resort with our two personal horses. The riding is amazing. The campground is nice, clean with not much leveling needed. The horse pens are nice and large. We cannot say enough good things about this place. All the employees were friendly and very helpful. The amount of moose, elk, deer, etc was unbelievable.... More 

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