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Recent Estes Park reviews

  • Couple Retreat

    "We had a fantastic time at Rock Bottom Retreat. It was a comfortable cabin with more than enough space for the both of us. Very home like with all the decor and furnishings too. The view from the cabin was breathtaking. Hot tub worked just fine untill the third day, it couldnt get up to the regular temperature at 102 degrees, staying at a low 82. We were unable to use it the last couple times because of that but that didn't make our stay any less enjoyable. We spent most of our time out hiking in all the places near our cabin. The Rocky Mountains were practically right next door!"
    Guest: Flat Landers Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 27, 2015
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  • Fabulous

    "The cottage is excellent and the backyard and river views exceeded our expectations. The location was great since it is a short drive to Estes Park and RMNP and you leave the hustle and bustle of the tourists behind. The kitchen is well equipped, however, I would recommend adding a potato masher or hand mixer since we had to improvise! I would also recommend making the check-in time earlier and the check-out time later! Otherwise everything was great! Thank you!"
    Guest: Roberta G. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 18, 2015
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  • Excellent Location

    "We had a great stay at this home. The house was clean, spacious and close to everything. You really can't beat being only 5 minutes to the entrance of the park and to downtown Estes Park. The pictures accurately reflect the appearance of the property. We saw elk several days right outside the front porch. Also saw several mule deer right out back one morning while going to breakfast."
    Guest: Jason S. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 18, 2014
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  • Perfect for a large group

    "We have stayed in Estes Park before, but this was the most confortable stay we have ever had. We had 8 adults on this trip and the propery was perfect. The kitchen was well equipped, which was great as we were preparing a holiday meal. We took side trips to RMNP, attended the "Catch the Glow" Christmas parade. We were able to see elk grazing on the golf course, a moose in RMNP and big horn sheep. It was great to have room to spread out with the 2 living areas, but have space to come together for games and family time. It was alittle too windy and cold to spend much time outside, but enjoyed a few short walks. The only issue we noticed, was due to the wind, the one door did not seal well at the threshold and there was a lot of cold air coming in."
    Guest: Lee L. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 2, 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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