Kremmling is in the heart of the mountains

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Centrally located in the northwest Colorado Rockies, Kremmling boasts easy access by air or ground transportation. Its full-service, instrument approach airport (elevation 7,364 feet), an AMTRAK station in nearby Granby, and all-weather U.S. Highway 40 and Colorado Highway 9 make Kremmling a convenient destination, just two hours from Denver.

Nestled in a valley at the confluence of the Colorado and Blue Rivers, Kremmling is surrounded by the peaks of the Gore range to the south, the steep crevasse of Gore Canyon and the Colorado River to the west, massive cliffs to the north, and the Williams Fork Range and Continental Divide to the east.

The Arapahoe, Routt and White River National Forests add to Kremmling's recreational opportunities. Scenic and vast ranch lands pay tribute to one of Kremmling's strongest resources, rich grasslands and great beef.

Colorado's year-round sunshine is no stranger to Kremmling.

Scenic drive

This section of the Colorado Scenic Byways starts at the headwaters of the Colorado River in Rocky Mountain National Park, and follows the river into Kremmling. From Kremmling you can continue on your journey over the scenic Trough Road to State Bridge. Don't forget to stop at Inspiration Point to see the spectacular views of Gore Canyon.

Stop by the chamber office in the Kremmling Town Square for a map

Fishing

Anglers can try out the gold metal waters of the Colorado and Blue Rivers just outside of Kremmling. Fish at Wolford Mountain Reservoir, Green Mountain Reservoir, Williams Fork Reservoir or in the mountain streams of the nearby national forests.

Hiking

Hike beautiful Gore Range. Camping, fishing, mountain lakes and wildlife. Call the chamber at (970) 724-3472 or stop by for a trail map of Grand County.

Horseback riding

Come be a part of a western tradition. Enjoy a cattle drive or scenic ride through the mountains.

Contact the Rusty Spur Ranch at (970) 724-1123

Mountain Biking

There are 15 mountain bike trails around the Kremmling Area Call the Kremmling Area Chamber of Commerce for a bicycle map.

River Rafting

Raft the Colorado and Blue rivers 12 miles west of Kremmling on County Road 1. Or contact Colorado River Runs or Mad Adventures for a trip of a lifetime.

Wolford Mountain Reservoir

Located 6 miles north of Kremmling on U.S. Highway 40, the reservooir has great fishing, 48 camp sites with electrical hookups, picnic shelters and tables and an R.V. dump station. Camping fee is $12, day use $3, season pass $20, and reservation fee of $8. Call Rocky Mountain Recreation Co. at (800) 416-6992

Hot springs and spa

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa is fewer than 20 minutes away. It's one of the premier hot springs resorts.

Fossil Ridge

Just miles from Kremmling, explore this geological sight. Fossils of long-gone ammonites can be found among the rocks. Please leave the fossils where they are so everyone can enjoy them.

Rocky Mountain National Park

The park entrance, in Grand Lake, is about a 45-minute drive from Kremmling. There are few more beautiful places in the world than this park. Abundant wildlife and breathtaking views abound. Driving through the park over "Trail Ridge Road" will land you in Estes Park.

Skyline Drive

Travel 2.3 miles west of Kremmling on U.S. Highway 40 to Skyline Drive. Take this dirt road to public fishing access on the Muddy Lake, and the road that goes along the top of the cliffs" that are the backdrop to the town of Kremmling. A must see for any Kremmling visitor.

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