9 days in Clark, Walden & Grand Lake Itinerary

9 days in Clark, Walden & Grand Lake Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Drive:  3 h 45 min
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
Grand Lake
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Denver


Clark ©
Clark is an unincorporated community and U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): wander the wide-open spaces of Elk River Guest Ranch. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the water at your own pace with Steamboat Lake Marina and then admire the majestic nature at Steamboat Lake State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Clark trip builder app.

Denver to Clark is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. In June, Clark is little chillier than Denver - with highs of 78°F and lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Walden.

Things to do in Clark

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Steamboat Lake Marina ©
Steamboat Lake Marina
Steamboat Lake State Park ©
Steamboat Lake State Park
Elk River Guest Ranch ©
Elk River Guest Ranch


Walden ©
The Town of Walden is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in Jackson County, Colorado, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Fall River Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park), Ames Monument (in Buford) and Laramie (Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site, Medicine Bow National Forest, &more). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at State Forest State Park, identify plant and animal life at Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge, see the interesting displays at North Park Pioneer Museum, Opens May 30th for the Summer, and admire all the interesting features of Snowy Range Scenic Byway.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Walden tour builder app.

Drive from Clark to Walden in 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Clark in June: highs in Walden hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Lake.

Things to do in Walden

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Laramie, Old Fall River Road, Snowy Range Scenic Byway, Ames Monument
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Old Fall River Road ©
Old Fall River Road
Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site ©
State Forest State Park ©
State Forest State Park

Grand Lake

Grand Lake ©
Grand Lake is a statutory town in Grand County, Colorado, United States. Explore Grand Lake's surroundings by going to Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park), River Rafting & Tubing (in Kremmling) and High Country Trails (in Granby). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at The Beach at Grand Lake, examine the collection at Kauffman House Museum, stop by Never Summer Mountain Products, and take in the exciting artwork at Grand Lake Art Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Lake trip builder site.

Getting from Walden to Grand Lake by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Walden in June: highs in Grand Lake hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Lake

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Trail Ridge Road, River Rafting & Tubing, High Country Trails
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
River Rafting & Tubing
Winding River Resort Stables ©
Winding River Resort Stables