Whether you’re looking for a great place to get back to nature or you want the ultimate skiing adventure destination, you may find that Kirkwood is exactly what you had in mind. Spanning an incredible 2300 acres, the area is a natural wonderland where you can enjoy a variety of activities regardless of the weather.
Snow-lovers will rejoice in the knowledge that Kirkwood has more than 65 skiing trails to be enjoyed and that there are runs ranging from beginner to expert. To be more specific, 15% of the runs are for beginners, 50% for intermediate skiers, 20% are for advanced skiers and 15% are best left to expert skiers. Kirkwood’s longest run is 2.5 miles in length and there are 10 lifts and 2 surface lifts to help you get to the top of all the runs. Only four of the runs are covered with a snowmaking machine but with roughly 800 inches of snow on any given year, you’re unlikely to find this to be a problem. Other winter activities on offer include ice-skating, snowshoeing, dog sled rides, snowmobile tours and ice fishing. For the young at heart, there is a tubing hill while those who simply want to relax can enjoy the Mountain Club Spa, massage, yoga or the Kirkwood hot springs.
Refreshment and sustenance comes in many forms and you will be able to find anything from gourmet cooking to light snacks at the many restaurants in the area. Favourites amongst regular visitors include Off the Wall Bar & Grill, Timber Creek Bar & Cafeteria, Red Cliffs Day Lodge Outback Grill, Monte Wolfe’s, Kirkwood Inn, Bub’s Sports Bar & Grill and the General Store.
If you’re visiting during the summer months, there are plenty of other activities to be enjoyed. These include cycling, fishing, rock climbing, zipline, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, golf, swimming, boating, massage and hot spring baths. Access to Kirkwood is easily found along Highway 88, Highway 50 and Interstate 80 – depending on your point of departure. Book your accommodation in Kirkwood now and enjoy one of the greatest resorts available!