Posted on 9/21/2012 by Alyssa Hubbard

Kid Friendly in Keystone, Colorado

Keystone Resort, Colorado is known to be one of the most kid-friendly and family oriented resorts in Colorado.  It is also one of the only resorts in the state to offer night skiing, giving you more value in your lift tickets.  You will find that Keystone has families at heart and provides a fun and relaxed atmosphere, allowing you and your family to make some amazing memories that will last a lifetime.

Keystone Kidtopia
A festival designed specifically for kids!  Each year Keystone builds a larger than life snow fort for kids to explore, or even throw snowballs.  Other Kidtopia activities include Ski with a Ranger Day, Arts & Crafts, Disco Tubing, Glow Bug Skating, Nastar Racing,  Face Painting, Parades, and Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows by the firepit.  Your kids won't want to go home.

2 Outdoor Ice Rinks
Kids will have a blast skating in the fresh air outdoors under the starry sky.  Keystone Lake boasts the claim of being the largest outdoor, Zamboni maintained ice rink in North America!  There is also a new skating rink located in Dercum Square at River Run Village, just outside the door from Expedition Station, Buffalo Lodge and Dakota Lodge! Warm up with hot chocolate afterwards!

Adventure Point Tubing Hill
The whole family will love this activity as you fly down the hill on inner tubes at Adventure Point, during the day or at night, under the lights!  With a unique state-of-the-art conveyor lift, the amount of rides is up to you, but it sure beats having to hike!

Family Friendly Dining Options
Bring the kids to one of the most memorable, on-mountain restaurants in Colorado, Der Fondue Chessel.  Ride the gondola and enjoy authentic Bavarian Cuisine and live entertainment in a cozy mountain lodge atmosphere.  Other kid-friendly Keystone Restaurants include the Kickapoo Tavern, Luigi's Pastahouse, Snake River Saloon, Dos Locos, Pizza on the Plaza and the Haywood Cafe.

Family Friendly Events and Festivals
Each winter Keystone holds numerous festivals and events, and the majority of them are kid-friendly.  Enjoy free concerts in River Run Plaza at the River Run Rocks concert series or enjoy live music or plays in Warren Station.  During the Holiday Season, kids will love the Chocolate Village at the Keystone Lodge and Spa, a handcrafted holiday tradition that features 2,500 pounds of chocolate crafted into a miniature alpine village, a working chocolate gondola, a cascading chocolate waterfall, 6 foot tall white chocolate Christmas tree with chocolate presents. Other fun holiday events include the Festival of Lights and Santa and his Reindeer visiting the village.

Camp Keystone
More than just ski school! Camp Keystone offers kids with lessons, on-snow activities, kids' night out, theme days and more!  If you book 3 or more days, your child is guaranteed to have the same camp counselor, making it even easier for them to have fun and learn more. 

Kid Friendly Terrain
Keystone offers plenty of green and beginner runs, and features 3 different learning areas on the mountain with 6 magic carpet lifts.  Kids adventures zones are scattered across the mountain, offering fun features for kids to master!

Sleigh Rides
Bundle up for the ride of a lifetime in an old-fashioned horse drawn sleigh, see the stars and enjoy the beautiful winter wonderland scenery while you sip hot chocolate and enjoy the night.


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