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Recent Estes Park reviews

  • 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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  • Perfect for Family Time

    "Our extended family met here for our bi-annual Thanksgiving weekend. It was wonderful! The best appointed rental we've stayed in while in Estes Park. The bedrooms provide privacy and there is tons of space to gather together as well. Mark and Ann have thought of everything, and are great to work with. We would definitely stay here again."
    Guest: Rekers Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 8, 2014
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  • We loved our stay!

    "My husband and I rented the Bear Paw cabin for two nights and it was the perfect little place to spend our time in the Rocky Mountains. Minutes away from Estes Park and very close to the RMNP entrance. We were very happy with the location and loved the view of the Big Thompson River. My husband did the guided fishing tour with Kirk's Fly Shop and caught 25 trout!! It was a bucket list experience! We also had a fun time at the Stanley Hotel on the Ghost Tour with Scary Mary! The cabin is as advertised. You get what you see. Definitely worth the price! Conny was so accommodating and understanding with everything. She was very prompt with her emails and couldn't have been more helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Colorado and hope to return soon!"
    Guest: Cori C. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 19, 2015
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  • Right on the strip!

    "Great loft right on the downtown strip in Estes Park. Within walking distance of every shop and restaraunt. Interior was clean with all the amenities we were looking for. We are looking to rent this place again."
    Guest: Andybo Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 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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