Keystone River Run Village

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Keystone River Run Village

River Run Village is the energetic heart of Keystone, located at the base of the gondola with some of the most popular accommodations, shopping and dining, not to mention the active nightlife. Read More

  • River Run Village is the center of Keystone, with shops, restaurants, condos and more.
  • The River Run Gondola provides easy access up the mountain.
  • Music and art events, like the Bluegrass and Beer Festival, are held in the River Run Village.
  • Aprés-ski parties with live music turn into a night with new friends.

Overview

With close to a dozen restaurants and cafes, shopping opportunities for all crowds, music and art festivals, and walk-up access to the gondola, River Run Village is always a fun place to visit.

Rent a studio, one bedroom, or two bedroom unit, decorated in the rustic but elegant mountain style that takes advantage of the beautiful pine of the area. With a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace and other amenities ready to go, you'll have all the comforts of home. 

Some units even have balconies, which are great for watching the people below. If you're lucky, you can get a balcony over one of the concerts that come to town in summer!

Location

River Run Village is the area in Keystone directly below the River Run Gondola. Ida Bell Drive and the Montezuma Parking Lot are the northern border, with Keystone Road and Montezuma Road forming the east and west boundaries.

Seasons

The River Run area is open year-round, but the peak times of activity are in summer and winter.

Most of Keystone's main events take place in River Run in summer, which is why it's the best place to stay if you want to enjoy the Bluegrass and Beer Festival, the Wine, Jazz and Art Festival, or the Bavarian Beer Festival, in addition to many other fun events.

Winter enjoys a special hold over River Run Village, giving visitors the ability to walk out their hotel or condo and head directly to the gondola. Aprés-ski is a time-honored tradition, where live music and drink specials keep the crowds entertained while they relax their tired legs.

More Info

Parking can be a hassle at times, but most accommodations in the River Run Village provide parking for their guests.

For those just visiting the River Run Village for the day, the Montezuma and Pica parking lots are free of charge, as is Tenderfoot, where shuttle service brings visitors to the center village. 

There are also a number of pay parking lots for $10/day, including Hunki Dori, Gold Bug and Porcupine which are close to the village center.

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