Directions to Peaceful Valley Resort

We are located along the Peak to Peak Highway!

This is Colorado's oldest scenic byway, established in 1918. It leads the traveler to Rocky Mountain National Park, Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Presenting stunning views of the Continental Divide and its woodlands, this byway is a lot to see in only 55 miles of travel.

This byway is located in north central Colorado, between Estes Park and Black Hawk/Central City. Its views of the Continental Divide and its timbered approaches are spectacular.  A little over an hour from Denver or Denver International Airport.

 

From Denver International Airport: Exit west on Pena Blvd. heading west to E-470 (toll road - you will receive a bill in the mail for the toll, no payments while you're on the road) north to I-25. Take I-25 north to Hwy 66 (exit 243). Follow Hwy. 66 west through the town of Lyons to stop sign. Turn left out of Lyons on Hwy. 7 North towards Allenspark. Follow the highway up the canyon for 15 miles to Hwy 72. At Hwy 72 (Peak to Peak Hwy.) turn left and follow for 3.5 miles. Turn left at Peaceful Valley Resort sign. The Main Lodge is up the road on your right.

From Boulder: Take Hwy 36 north to Lyons. Make a left at the stop light on Hwy. 36 and Hwy 66 and go 1 mile through the town of Lyons. Turn left out of Lyons on Hwy. 7 North towards Allenspark. Follow the highway up the canyon for 15 miles to Hwy 72. At Hwy 72 (Peak to Peak Hwy.) turn left and follow for 3.5 miles. Turn left at Peaceful Valley Ranch sign. The Main Lodge is up the road on your right.

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Highways used to reach Peaceful Valley::

  • CO 72 Nederland-Ward
  • CO 7 Estes Park-Lyons
  • US 36 Boulder-Lyons
  • E-470
  • I25 CO 7-Ft Collins
 
 
 

Weather

Although the mailing address for Peaceful Valley Resort is Lyons, CO, our weather is quite different from that in the town of Lyons.  Check your favorite weather site for the conditions and forecast for Ward, CO or Peaceful Valley, CO for more accurate information.