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Park County Area Information

Park County, Colorado and a view of its Gold Medal Fishing waters

Park County is located 20 minutes outside of Breckenridge and home to AlmaFairplayComo and Hartsel. The two closest towns to Breckenridge are the bedroom communities of Alma and Fairplay. Alma is the highest incorporated town in North America and Fairplay is the center of Park County’s government, located at the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 285. Mountain Living in Park County Park County is a Park for all seasons. In Park County, enjoy small town living close to endless year-round recreation opportunities. Explore summer and winter trails, camping, town historical sites, town shops and restaurants and arrive to neighboring ski areas in a 20 short minute drive in the winter.

Weather in Park County

(Temperatures in Fahrenheit) Park County Winter Temperatures – 28 degrees daytime / 10-15 degrees night time. Park County Summer Temperatures – 60-70 degrees daytime / 40-50 degrees night time. 

For a complete forecast of Park County visit The Weather Channel. Track weather as it comes through Colorado throughNOAA. Or, monitor CDOT for statewide road conditions.

Skiing & Snowboarding Access from Park County

Breckenridge Ski Resort is approximately a 20 minute drive from Park County and is the closest ski area as well as one of the top ski resorts in North America. With nearly 2,400 acres of terrain and 155 trails to choose from, Breckenridge Ski Resort is situated at a base elevation of 9,600 feet. Enjoy the spectacular snow Colorado is known for along with easy access to and from town and every desired vacation amenity, including spectacular shopping and dining on Main Street.

Breckenridge Ski Resort Operations

8:30am-4pm, Lifts Open; 8am-5pm, Gondola Open (Hours subject to change.) Purchase Breckenridge Lift Tickets online at a discounted rate or call a Reservations Agent at 888.284.9477. View the most up-to-date Terrain Status, including what is currently open and type of terrain.

Web Cams

View Park County Web Cams to check out the latest weather and area activity.

Sights & Links

A typical home in rural western Park County, Colorado


Ongoing Park County Activities 
Park County Recreation Center 
Park County Fishing 
Park County Camping 
Park County Museum 
Park County Summer Trails 
Park County Winter Trails 
Park County 4WD Routes

Events Calendar

View our comprehensive Events Calendar of events happening in Park County and the surrounding areas.

Demographic Profile

For in-depth area information, contact your Breckenridge Associates Real Estate broker for a copy of our Demographic Profile on Park County and the surrounding areas.