About the town of Granby

Located in The Heart of Middle Park, you'll find plenty of lodging and restaurants right in and near town. Plus bars, stores, shops, service stations and much more.

Granby, 95 miles from Denver and located near the junction of Hwy. 34 and 40, is convenient to everything in Grand County. (See map).

  • Silver Creek Ski Area: 4 miles
  • Lake Granby: 6 miles
  • Hot Sulphur Springs: 10 miles
  • Shadow Mountain Resevoir and Grand Lake: 10-16 miles
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Entrance: 17 miles
  • Winter Park and Mary Jane Ski Areas: 22 miles
  • Granby was founded in 1905 with the arrival of the original Moffat Railroad. The town was named after Granby Hiller, the U.S. District Attorney For Colorado. Within a year, the town had grown to consist of 30 dwellings, 2 livery barns, 2 hotels, 2 restaurants, a church, a schoolhouse, and 4 saloons.

    Elevation: 7,935 feet above sea level.
    Snowfall: Approximately 100 inches annually
    Average Temperatures: January: 29F., July: 82F.


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