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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Estes Park reviews

  • Wonderful Property!

    "Can you please correct the title of my review - "Wonderful" instead of "Wponderful" THANK YOU"
    Guest: Linda Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • Excellent choice in Estes Park!

    "We loved Trail Ridge cabin! We were in Estes Park for our anniversary and the cabin had everything we needed. We spent most days hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park and the cabins close proximity to the park entrance was perfect. We enjoyed watching the deer and chipmunks all around the cabin and taking in the spectacular views. It was cozy and comfortable all week, especially when we had a rainy afternoon. We spent it watching movies on the excellent TV in the living room. Very clean and well appointed. We will definitely stay there again!"
    Guest: Patty G. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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  • Incredible Experience

    "My family and I rented this property for our first Colorado vacation. It was exactly as described and pictured in the listing. The property was extremely clean and organized. We had everything we needed and more! The location is incredible! It literally is right on the Big Thompson river. We had a herd of elk visit Blue Spruce Drive on our last night staying in the cabin. We had to retreat into the cabin because they came so close...literally IN the front yard! I would highly recommend this property and would stay again myself with zero hesitation."
    Guest: Diana C. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 2, 2014
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  • Experience of a Lifetime

    "What a beautiful place that has all the comforts of home but with the rustic feel of a mountain lodge. Tim met us at the gate and led the way up the mountain (4-wheel drive recommended) to his home. This experience was enjoyed by the family and the beginning of our adventure at 9000 feet. The lodge was full of history which Tim was happy to share. We also enjoyed the amenities on the property; fire pit, hiking, outdoor shooting range, and the many other happening around which you can only experience by taking some time out of your everyday life and reserving a few days away at this location. We enjoyed sharing time with Tim and side kick “Hankster the Prankster” – Tim’s dog. We will stay here again sometime in the future and recommend for anyone wishing to live/feel the real Colorado mountain experience."
    Guest: Todd Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 12, 2014
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Estes Park Travel Tips

At the entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park is one of the most desirable vacation destinations in Colorado thanks to stunning mountain vistas and a charming downtown. Situated 7,522 feet above sea level, the entire area is home to breathtaking views, incredible natural scenery and plenty of skiing and hiking adventures to be had. The town itself has the feel of a quaint mountain village yet allows for a range of phenomenal cuisine and culture in the middle of an outdoorsman's paradise. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a memorable family vacation or just isolation from the fast pace of the city for a few days, Estes Park is the perfect destination.

Estes Park Attractions

Known by many as the gate to Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park is a veritable treasure trove of activities based around its immense natural beauty. Featuring guided tours, world class camping, great hiking and an absolutely endless supply of beautiful backdrops for family photographs, Estes Park is perfect for those who appreciate the great outdoors. The four trailheads accessible from the town offer fantastic access to the local hiking trails and phenomenal ski slopes, as well.

Within Rocky Mountain National Park alone there are over 100 separate peaks that rise above the height of 11,000 feet. As a result, Estes Park has become a prime destination for climbers and backpackers from across the globe. Strap into a harness, don't forget the crampons and scale some incredible rock faces or, if you're looking for a slightly more tame experience, take some of the winding backpacking trails to the top of these beautiful peaks. Since many of these peaks run directly along the continental divide, climbers can take in the unforgettable sight of watching snow begin its long journey either east to the Atlantic or west to the Pacific.

Estes Park Things to Do

If you're visiting Estes Park in either the spring, summer or autumn, then you'll want to take part in the fantastic trail running scene. While the city does offer a variety of trails that cater to all skill levels, some of the most beautiful scenery is found on two of the more challenging routes, Black Lake Trail and Lumpy Ridge Loop. While the former is an intermediate, 9.6-mile trail, Lumpy Ridge Loop runs for over 10 miles and features a nearly 3-mile change in elevation from start to finish. Black Lake Trail is recommended for those desiring water-centric viewpoints, as it passes by two lakes and a series of waterfalls. Lumpy Ridge, considering its changes in elevation, caters more to those looking to view the world from above as they pass through mountainous ridges and rugged terrain.

Of course, some people will prefer to experience the beauty of Estes Park from the valley below. Since its official sanctioning by the United States government nearly a century ago, Rocky Mountain National Park has served as a habitat to both domesticated and wild horses. A variety of options are available through the park for horseback riders of all levels, including day trips and backcountry horse camping sponsored by the National Parks Office. Those who would prefer to be a bit more independent can set off alone and will find over 260 miles of beautiful wilderness trails for their enjoyment. Both Thunder Lake Trail and Finch Lakes Trail are popular among vacationers and locals. These trails are accessible from the Wild Basin Trailhead, which is easily found from multiple park entrances.

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