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Why locals love Frisco, CO

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Approximately 70 miles west of Denver at an elevation of 9,097 feet, the Town of Frisco is bordered on the east

by Lake Dillon reservoir and offers 360 degree views of the White River National Forest. The "Main Street to the

Rockies", Frisco is conveniently located off of Interstate 70 and central to four major ski resorts. As such, the Town

serves as a popular access point for outdoor enthusiasts and an attractive location for second homeowners.

Why Frisco?

If you've visited Frisco, or after you have visited, you may find yourself thinking about living here. It's not unusual; many of our full-time residents, second homeowners and business operators started out as visitors! In terms of commercial and residential growth, Frisco is unmatched by any community its size in Colorado. Numerous restaurants, shop and hotels have opened in just the last few years. The town government has taken advantage of the outstanding tourist economy to invest in numerous improvements, including adding pathways, underground powerlines, increasing police patrol personnel, installing athletic fields and a disk golf course at the Peninsula Recreation Area and moving the Lund House, a local historic home, as a permanent office and retail space at the Frisco Bay Marina. Central to four world-class ski areas, a world-class bike path system and along the shores of immaculate Lake Dillon, Frisco is literally at the crossroads of Summit County, Colorado's premier mountain community.

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RECREATION INFO

Parks, schools, playgrounds, libraries, historic park, marina, Nordic Skiing Center, health-care facilities and shopping are all within easy access, often by foot. Events like Frisco's Fantastic Fourth of July, Frisco Gold Rush ski race and the Colorado Barbecue Challenge combine beautiful mountain scenery, small-town atmosphere and old fashioned good times for family enjoyment.

Top 5 Things to Know about FRISCO

Frisco is a 1-mile radius town that is easy to walk around. The Summit Stage offers free bus service within Frisco and around Summit County. Taxi services and private van transport are also available.

The Town of Frisco owns and operates the Peak One Disc Golf Course located at the Peninsula Recreation Area. This is an 18 hole course which is free to the public. There is a donation box at the first tee; donations are appreciated.

The Town of Frisco's Volunteer program was developed to enhance the quality of life for those who live in, work in, or visit our Town. Volunteering promotes involvement in local government and enables participation by individuals and groups committed to the sustained health and wellness of our Town.

2015 will mark the 22nd year of the Colorado BBQ Challenge on Frisco Main Street. This annual event brings enormous amounts of visitors from all over the world to watch approximately 70 BBQers compete for a variety of awards.

WHAT'S HAPPENING

TRICK OR TREAT ON MAIN STREET – Oct. 31, 2015 6-8pm

WASSAIL DAYS – Dec. 4-13, 2015

FRISCO GOLD RUSH – Jan. 9 2016

TUBBS ROMP TO STOMP- March 5, 2016

RUN THE ROCKIES – June 4, 2016

COLORADO BBQ CHALLENGE – June 16 – 18, 2016

CONNECT ONLINE

Engage Frisco is an online community engagement website sponsored by the City of Frisco to engage a broader range of its residents and demographic groups. We're excited about being able to use this tool as a way to help educate community members and to get great ideas from participants to help us improve our city and way of life. We want to share your thoughts, ideas and vision of the future here with us today at http://www.engagefrisco.com.