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Snowmass Village, Colorado 81615 USA
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Aspen Snowmass Kids Activities

Every season in Snowmass is filled with fun and adventure in. Allow our expert concierges to plan a perfect experience for your family to keep busy when in the great outdoors.

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Winter Activities For Kids


Elk Camp
Located in Base Village, a world of mountain adventure awaits on Snowmass’ famed Elk Camp slopes. Start with a ride on the Gondola. Once you are at the top enjoy activities like the newly built Alpine Coaster, Tubing, Snowshoe tours and fat bike rentals. 

History Tours:

Aspen Historical Society enriches the community through preserving and communicating our remarkable history.  Choose from ski tours on Aspen Mountain, coach, walking, mining tours and more.

Dog Sledding:

Krabloonik offers morning, afternoon, and twilight rides. All rides will stop at a campfire half way through to eat and spend time petting the dogs. Depending on the weather conditions, the actual ride will last for up to an 1 1/2. Each ride includes a light snack on the trail which consists of soup, hot bread and a hot drink such as cider or hot chocolate. The restaurant at Krabloonik is available for lunch and dinner without needing to book a dog sled ride.  They specialize in wild game and seafood.

On Mountain Dinners:

Lynn Britt Cabin is an elegant log cabin located on the slopes of Snowmass Mountain, featuring majestic panoramic views of the Snowmass Valley and high peaks beyond.  This is a family friendly event and is available Tuesday and Thursday nights only. Enjoy an exquisite Western Mountain dinner prepared by their executive chef while live entertainment and dancing entertain you throughout the evening. You will travel to and from the cabin in snow cats, which pick up slope side at Base Village at 5:30pm by the fire pit.  Lynn Britt Cabin will also offer a Family Chuck wagon Dinner on Wednesday Nights. This will include a three-course dinner, hot cider, and live entertainment. Guests will meet in Base Village at 4:45pm for the snow cat ride. 


Snowmobiling tours are the perfect option for speed demons or families looking for some adventure and the most beautiful views in the area. They are offered during the winter months through a number of local outfitters, who also rent sleds for exploring the area on your own. 


Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) offers daily snowshoe tours on Aspen and Snowmass. Travel along mountain streams and along ridgelines while learning about mountain ecology on with an ACES Naturalist guide. Daily snowshoe tours are offered on top of Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Mountain. Tours are offered through a partnership between ACES, Aspen Skiing Company, and the White River National Forest (USFS).

Ice Skating

You can ice skate at a variety of facilities around Aspen, including the popular, open-air SK8 (fka Silver Circle Rink) in front of the Hyatt Grand downtown. The Aspen Recreation Centre is close to Highlands Mountain and offers an indoor ice skating rink and their public ice skating times vary.  Finally, the Snowmass Recreation center allows you to rent skates and use their outdoor rink!


Very Important Kids is an amazing program for children which provides daily activities for families once the ski day is over. Enjoy sing-a-long s’mores, kids crafts, cookie decorating right here at the Viceroy and more!
Ullr Nights on Snowmass Mountain

Every Friday night during the peak of winter season, we honor of the Norse God of Snow — Ullr — with Ullr Nights, a nighttime, winter wonderland party at Elk Camp on Snowmass. 

Friends and family take an evening gondola ride up to Elk Camp for outdoor winter activities such as tubing, ice skating, snow biking, s'mores and hot chocolate by the bonfire. Dance to live music and enjoy an a la carte culinary celebration sure to please any palate. After playing in the snow, kids can warm up inside with fun activities and entertainment available downstairs in The Tent.

Slope-side Lanes may be the first-ever slope-side bowling alley at a ski resort. Located at the end of the Snowmass Mall off Fanny Hill, the bowling alley features eight full-sized bowling lanes, pool tables and air hockey! With a menu of delicious Mugnaini wood-fired oven pizzas and locally brewed beers, its sire to be a strike with the whole family.

Storytelling at the Ice Age Discovery Center
Gather at the Ice Age Discovery Center to hear some of the tallest tales in the West, recounted by master storytellers. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Aspen Recreation Center
Located in Aspen, this place is a dream for parents and kids alike. Swim at the indoor pool and ride the 2-story water slide for hours, or try out 32ft. indoor rock climbing on the tower, beginners welcome! With an onsite snack bar, locker room, ice rink and work out facility, the whole family will be entertained.

The Tree-House Adventure Center and ski/snowboard school

A five minute luge ride from Viceroy Snowmass is the Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center — a state-of-the-art multilevel, 25,000-square-foot childcare facility in Snowmass Village — brings the great outdoors inside with Colorado-themed play rooms and supervised activities for children ages 8 weeks to 4 years old.

*Ski and snowboard lessons are also offered for children from the ages of 2.5-17. These acclaimed ski and snowboard schools have talented pros committed to building up confidence, and guiding your children to the next level in their skiing and snowboarding ability.