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Recent Estes Park reviews

  • Wonderful Vacation!

    "Our family decided to take a spur of the moment trip to Colorado to have a snowy Christmas vacation. Within hours of leaving my contact information, owner Wendall called and quickly provided all the information that we needed. Our family of 5 found the house to be perfect for us, and very comfortable, with everything we needed. We were traveling from Florida, and Wendell had left sleds out, available for the kids to use, which they loved. The weather turned out to be REALLY cold, but we stayed warm and cozy - Wendall called to check on us and make sure that heat/pipes were all surviving the cold snap. The living room with its large windows was the perfect place to sit and watch the snow fall with a cup of tea. We loved the entire vacation - RMNP sledding, Estes Park lights, the elk and other wildlife. My kids would love to make this an annual trip!"
    Guest: Melissa T. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 6, 2015
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  • Beautiful, spacious mountain home.

    "We spent the holiday week at this beautiful home and cannot say enough about it! It was extremely comfortable, clean, and spacious enough for us all (7 adults, two small children and a dog) to spread out. The views are beautiful, we loved hiking in the snow on the golf course and watching wildlife wander by. The home has very easy access to Rocky Mtn National Park as well as downtown. The homeowner was helpful and highly attentive to everything we needed leading up to, during, and after our trip. We highly recommend this property!"
    Guest: Laura D. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 8, 2015
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  • Felipe Badilla

    "It was a great getaway for me and my girlfriend we loved the view and the elk Haha great well maintained cabin thank you we will for sure be back"
    Guest: Felipe Badilla Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 18, 2015
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  • Perfect Cabin With HUGE Views!

    "We were lucky enough to spend 4 nights on the Overlook Ranch property due to a last minute cancellation. My husband and I stayed in the smallest cabin which has an efficiency bedroom shared with the living room area, separated nicely by the positioning of the furniture. There is also a reading nook continuation of the living room which is framed by a large picture window with what must be one of the most spectacular views of the Continental Divide in all of Estes Park, including a straight-on vista of Long's Peak. We were simply awestruck by the views! The cabin itself is super clean, nicely furnished and comfortable; and the owners are super knowledgeable, friendly and very easy to work with. We did not want to leave and will surely be back...we hope to stay in the beautiful main house some day! Highly recommend!!"
    Guest: Sue Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 15, 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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