Spring may officially arrive this month, but in Frisco, Colorado, March means snow ― and lots of it. Within minutes of Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin ski areas, the town also boasts the Frisco Peninsula Recreation Area just ¼ mile beyond its charming and historic Main Street, which is lined with excellent eateries for pre- and post-snow sport refueling.
Frisco Nordic Center.
WHAT: 43 kilometers of nordic skiing and 15 kilometers of snowshoeing trails through snowy woods and alongside Lake Dillon. Start at the lodge for rentals and lessons. WHEN: 9-4 Nov-early April; night trekking by reservation. HOW MUCH: Trail passes $14; rentals from $14. WHERE: 18454 State 9; 970/668-0866.