Home to more than 400 miles of winter trails, Delta County, Colo., welcomes winter trail sports enthusiasts with open arms. Snow blankets averaging 420 inches (35 feet) on the Grand Mesa in the wintertime create a winter playground and a perfect perch from which to catch amazing views of the world's largest flat-topped mountain and its surroundings.
Snowmobile rentals are available at Alexander Lake Lodge (www.alexanderlakelodge.com), located two miles east of the Grand Mesa Visitors Center. Grand Mesa Lodge (970-856-6700) and Mesa Lakes Resort (970.268.5467) also offer tours.
Mesa Lakes Resort also offers cross-country ski rentals and lessons, and the Spruce Lodge Resort(www.sprucelodgecolorado.com) offers snowshoe rentals.