Welcome to Fraser
A unique atmosphere blending small-town charm with a creative spirit and a passion for sustainability.
Mixing classic ski lodge aesthetic with worn brick reminiscent of the English countryside, Fraser, Colorado, is everything one could hope for in an idyllic mountain town. Fraser is situated right in the Fraser River Valley in Grand County along Highway 40. Although Fraser offers a peaceful retreat from the city, there are plenty of adventurous activities as well as artistic and cultural events for residents. As Fraser continues to expand, there are numerous opportunities to invest in commercial properties in the area, whether you are looking to expand your business with a new location or searching for new opportunities.
The town is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. From rolling meadows in the spring to glimmering snow-capped mountains in the winter, residents can enjoy picturesque views all year long from the comfort of their homes. Many houses feature rustic architecture with a warm, inviting interior full of wood paneling. From single-family homes to mountain escapes ideal for winter skiing, Fraser has much to offer its residents with its vast and robust real estate.
What to Love
- Only 10 minutes from the Winter Park Resort
- Convenient access to Rocky Mountain National Park
- Regular transportation to/from Denver via Amtrak & several local transportation companies
- Lots of camping ground options
Even though many of Colorado’s mountain towns are known as tourist attractions in winter, Fraser's natural beauty and convenient access to services make it a wonderful home all year round. Residents can find inspiration in the town's deep artistic and cultural roots or by taking a hike or bike ride on one of the numerous trails in the nearby vicinity. Environmentalists will love Fraser's focus on sustainable living through its investment in recycling and waste programs.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Traveling along Fraser’s Zerex street offers a variety of restaurants and retailers. Taste a variety of locally distilled liquors such as whiskey, gin, tequila and vodka at Fraser Valley Distilling, or peruse their menu of classic American cuisines such as pulled pork sandwiches and impossible burgers.
Things to Do
Despite being a small town with fewer than 1,500 residents, Fraser hosts many fun annual events. The community kicks off the new year with the Fraser Fire & Ice Festival hosted at the Fraser River Valley Lions Club Pond. The main attraction is the bonfire fueled by old Christmas trees from the past holiday season. Throughout the summer, Fraser hosts the Summer Concert Series, which takes place every Tuesday at Old Schoolhouse Park. During the first weekend in August, The Fraser Mountain Mural Festival brings artists from all over the country to compete by creating a mural in two days based on the chosen theme. In the fall, the entirety of Grand County celebrates Oktoberfest, featuring three breweries from Fraser: Camber Brewing Company, Fraser River Beer Company, and Vicious Cycle Brewing Company.
There is also plenty to do year-round, such as taking a hot air balloon ride at Grand Adventures Balloon Tours or enjoying the Fraser Rodeo. Another popular destination in the winter is the historic Fraser Tubing Hill, where residents of all ages can go tubing.