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Last updated: 04/25/2011

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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Glacier lodge is a privately owned 20 acre guest ranch located adjacent to Roosevelt National Forest, and 1.5 miles from the Beaver Meadows entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park. The National Park headquarters and backcountry office are even closer. Glacier Lodge is conveniently located 3.5 miles from the town center of Estes Park, Colorado.

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The "Ranch" consists of 30 rustic, well maintained Western-decor units of various sizes, able to sleep two to eight persons, and four large lodges capable of accommodating groups and family reunions up to 30 people.

The units are nestled under towering pines on the banks of the rushing Big Thompson river, with mountains on all sides. At 7,800 feet, the elevation provides cool evenings that invite you to use your fireplace, but the sunny days of summer are hot enough to make the swimming pool inviting.

The Experience...
Glacier Lodge provides many of the amenities of a true Colorado dude ranch, without charging the high prices typical of such horse-centered resorts. It is a good alternative, and a bargain, if your interest in horses is occasional rather than constant. You pay for riding by the hour, and you buy or cook your own meals, unlike the dude ranch deals where horse, housing and gub three times a day come pre package in a very expensive bundle.

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Morain House: 3 bedroom, 3 bath luxury vacation home overlooking the Big Thompson River. Max occupancy is 8 persons. Upstairs master with king and private bath, second bedroom with a queen and shared bath. Third bedroom downstairs has two doubles. Common area has a full bath and laundry room. Large great room with fireplace, den with tv, sun room sitting area, and loft. Full length covered porch overlooking the river, with gas grill.

Keywords: Glacier Lodge Estes Park Colorado, Guest Ranch, Cabins and Cottages, Motor Lodge, Hotel, Motel

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Property Type

  • Chalet

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30, Beds for 30

Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 24 hour front desk, coffee and newspaper service daily, housekeeping on request....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming


  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


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Spring & Fall: $425 per night
Summer: $650 per night

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National Forest, National Park, Cookouts, Kid's Club, Campfire Cookouts, Live Music


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1974

About the owner: My family owns and runs Glacier Lodge. 2011 marks the 37th year in accommodations in Estes Park. Families welcome!

Why the Owner Chose Glacier Lodge (Estes Park, CO, USA):
I grew up in Estes Park and in the business. I am the youngest of two brothers and manage the daily activities of the property.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Clean well cared for with fantastic riverside location and family friendly activities.

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Speaks: english



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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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