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Recent Estes Park reviews

  • Great place!

    "We had a great family vacation at Lumpy Ridge Retreat. The location is close to town, but still very quiet and secluded. The house was immaculate and very comfortable. We hiked, toured the Stanley Hotel, did some horseback riding and enjoyed a family game night with the games provided. Thanks for a great long weekend."
    Guest: Elisabeth A. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 25, 2015
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  • Perfect Location!

    "We live in Estes Park and are staying here while our home is being renovated. This is one of the newest buildings in town, and we couldn't have been happier with this loft. It's right on the main street and perfect if you like to walk and take in the sights and shops. There's a spa in the building so it smells wonderful and relaxing from the minute you walk into the building. The building has several units but it is quiet. The condo is open, airy and light. Kitchen has everything we need, and if we'd rather go out we just walk down the stairs and we're surrounded by restaurant choices. Everything works as it should, plenty of supplies. The balcony looks over main street so there's always something to see. Town is decorated for Xmas right now we we've enjoyed the holiday lights right outside our window. A bear even came down to visit the main street Thanksgiving night (we think he was surprised by the addition of holiday lights to his favorite tree). We loved the convenience of flipping a switch and having a warm, cozy fire so we never turned on the heat. In December. In the mountains. Imagine that. Wifi works great. Bed is comfortable. If our home isn't finished as scheduled, we can't think of a better place to continue our Estes Park "vacation". Thank you Amy."
    Guest: D C. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 19, 2014
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  • Magnificient!

    "We drove up from Castle Rock, Colorado after visiting with my Sister and her family for a few days and were stunned by the beauty of this mountain home..Restful, relaxing, nicely appointed and well planned are the words we would use to describe this place we called home for a few days. Convenient to town and really convenient to one of the main gates of the Rocky Mountain National Park. The Stanley Hotel was on our to do list and we had a wonderful time there and afterwords we found our way down to Lake Estes where a couple of herds of elk were wandering about. When we returned to the cabin there was evidence that the elk had visited our driveway..Later on we were enjoying the hot tub on the back deck when a group of mule deer strolled by within arms reach of the back deck..This for us is what we came here for..Nature at its best and our thanks and sincere appreciation go out to the owners, Ed and Shayne, for providing such a wonderful place as this for the enjoyment of others. We hope to return again some day soon.."
    Guest: Howell K. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: December 17, 2014
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  • Downtown condo close to shopping and food!

    "Lovely little condo! Plenty of room for the six of us! Everything we needed. Loved the washer and dryer so that we could wash clothes, towels and such! The kitchen is current and beautiful. So nice to look out on the street and see shoppers and Christmas lights! Very clean! We will rent this condo again!"
    Guest: Sandra B. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 30, 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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