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Recent Estes Park reviews

  • Wonderful Spring Break spot with our boys & dog!

    "We recently spent 4 nights in the 2 bedroom cabin over our Spring Break. We have been to the Estes Park area countless times and we feel we found a real gem at Overlook Ranch! Our cabin was clean, comfortable and didn't smell at all like dogs! (I had wondered if it would but it really didn't.) We enjoyed making a fire in the wood burning stove. We did lots of fun things at the ranch -frisbee golf, basketball, hiking, horseshoe and just relaxing. We saw deer and elk on the property. Ed let us see the other cabins are we are already trying to arrange a gathering to use the whole property! The big cabin and the little studio are very impressive with the attention to detail. We can hardly wait to go back. Our sons thought it was the perfect vacation. Thank Ed!!"
    Guest: Laura Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 31, 2015
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  • Excellent Property, Gorgeous Views!

    "I visited with a group of friends to celebrate the new year, and we had a wonderful time! The property is well managed and the sleeping options are great! The bunk beds are full sized - quite large and great for the single folks in our group. The view is INCREDIBLE from the deck! The living room is huge, as is the kitchen. We had issues getting the fireplace going, but received a phone call from the owner with instructions very promptly when we asked about it. I would highly recommend this location, and may actually go back another time. A+ service, and 5 stars for this property!"
    Guest: supershwa Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 13, 2015
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  • A great weekend.

    "The cabin was very affordable and Very clean and we'll managed. It was very well stocked-had everything we needed. It was also the cleanest cabin I've ever rented. It did not have that musty damp cAbin feel. We were very pleased and look forward to rent this or another of Diana's properties again."
    Guest: Ami L. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
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  • Fabulous Fall, Extraordinary Elk

    "We spent an absolutely wonderful fall week in the Sandtrap condo. Owners were wonderful. This was our return visit to this rental and were so excited to return. It was the rut season for the elk and we had a front row seat to it all out our Windows. So wonderful and interesting. Weather was wonderful. Condo is much more than you would expect. Can't wait to return. Town of Estes Park has recovered beautifully from the floods of 2013 and. the work on the highways is near completeion and repair, we had virtually no delays. Again. Terrific home ,town and nature. Cant recommend this home enough."
    Guest: JON AND JANET M. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 10, 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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