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Recent Estes Park reviews

  • Denise

    "We loved staying at Water Dance for our family vacation! The location was very convenient to the town and Rocky Mointain National Park. We walked to town at least once every day, and went into the park numerous times. Sitting by the river was very relaxing. We also enjoyed the eating area outdoors. The hot tub was wonderful, and an added plus to this home! The home was very well stocked with everything you need to be able to cook and eat all of your meals there. They had plenty of towels, including beach towels for the hot tub. We really enjoyed the time there with our family, and wouldn't hesitate to stay there again."
    Guest: Denise Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 26, 2014
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  • Great Owners!!!

    "We weren't able to stay at Bear Ridge, but I still felt the need to give this place a 5 star review just by my dealings with the owner. There was some mis-communication so we weren't able to stay here but the owner went above and beyond anything I would have expected to make the situation correct. Thanks again and will be looking to stay at some point in the future."
    Guest: Nolan P. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 3, 2015
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  • Beautiful Cabin in an amazing location

    "I stayed here for about five days with my girlfriends as a long weekend getaway and our experience could not have been any more perfect. We are so thankful that we were able to get the studio cabin, as it is a perfect little gem and in a perfect location. We were worried we would be in a difficult or confusing location, but it is right down the road from RMNP, and it is about five minutes to downtown. This cabin has the perfect charm that anyone would be looking for here in the mountains and it has absolutely EVERYTHING you will need during your stay, even if you plan on cooking most of your meals as we did. I can't express how in love we all fell with this cabin and we are all planning on coming back with our own families and loved ones in separate trips in the future. Patricia was more than helpful and she is greatly appreciated for the hard work she puts into these cabins and into providing us with any information that we needed during our trip. It is very easy to get around the area from the cabin and the view is breathtaking. We loved nothing more than coming back to this cabin and getting cozy with the heater after our days of hiking and exploring. If you are looking at this cabin for a future stay, please do not look any further because you will not get a better cabin for your stay in Estes for such an affordable price. Planning to return soon already!"
    Guest: Greta Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: December 6, 2014
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  • Nice Stay

    "My family of 6 enjoyed staying at this lovely home in Estes Park. We had plenty of room to spread out and relax. The fire pit was great. Enjoyed sitting out by it at night, making s'mores and listening to the coyotes howl and the elk bugle. Had some late night visits from the bugling elk. Wonderful experience and will look forward to visiting again."
    Guest: Old Lake Timer Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 26, 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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