A Best Rural Town in the West!

by American Cowboy Magazine


We invite you to spend some time in the wonderful community of Walden, Colorado.  Wether it is to play or stay, Walden and the North Park Valley have everything you need for a comfort stay and enjoyable time!  Please visit the following links for more information about our community and the activities that make it so unique to be a part of!

North Park

Visitors Bureau

North Park Chamber of Commerce

The North Park Visitors Bureau is a local non-profit group comprised of voting lodging members and non-voting community groups, businesses and individuals that take the interests of sharing North Park with others to heart.  Through lodging surcharge, this organization provides funding for activities, mainstreet beautification projects  and marketing projects to promote and enhance life in North Park.

The mission of the North Park Chamber of Commerce is to provide information to visitors and guests of North Park about local businesses and events sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.  Annual North Park events include the "Frosty Pines/ R Sessions Memorial Golf Tournament," Sky's the Limit Hot Air Balloon Festival," "North Park Days," the "North Park Never Summer Rodeo," and "The Gould Ski Scramble and Snow Shoe Stomp" to just name a few! 

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Pioneer Museum

North Park

School District

The North Park Pioneer Museum is a one of a kind collection!  Housed in a pioneer cabin behind the county courthouse, the museum showcases 3 floors and 27 rooms of vintage relics waiting to be appreciated!  The artifacts are all north Park, being passed down from local pioneers straight to the museum!

The North Park School District is a Pre K- 12th grade public school system in Jackson County.  They are the only district in the county and service a large radius of population, yet the class numbers are small and the teaching is set above the bar.  In fact, the NPSD was named awarded "Accredited with Distinction" in 2012 for their excellent performance in the Colorado Standardized testing. 

North Park

Never Summer Rodeo

Jackson County


The Colorado State University Extension Agency is an outreach service offering agriculture, consumer and family science resource, 4H Youth programing and community engagement programs to the Jackson County area.

The North Park Never Summer Rodeo is a 71 year tradition in the valley!  Cowboys and Cowgirls kick up their heels during this weekend of reunion and cowboy celebration as one of the best, smallest rodeos in the state of Colorado.  NFR caliber cowboys compete in this 2-day CPRA sanctioned event where the payout is big and the fans are loud!  This cowboy tradition is held in conjunction with the North Park Pioneer Reunion annually on the last FULL weekend in June and is rounded out with a dance, parade, Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry, Community BBQ and much, much more!