Estes Park, Colorado
Made famous by Rocky Mountain National Park and only an hour and a half outside of Denver, Estes Park has a variety of attractions to satisfy any prospective visitor. This small town is huge on scenery, fun and summer activities.
Things to do in Estes Park
Spreading 416 square miles, Rocky Mountain National Park is perfectly placed right next to Estes Park. With no shortage of outdoor activities here, enjoying hiking, climbing, fishing, scenic drives, biking, picnicking, wildlife viewing, ranger -led programs, backcountry camping, and horseback riding is made easy. Rocky Mountain National Park has many ways to experience nature in all its beauty.
Located in the heart of Estes Park is the Black Dog Inn Bed and breakfast. With personalized accommodations the Black Dog is sure to suit anyone looking for a unique atmosphere within walking distance to downtown, the fairgrounds and Lake Estes.
Vacationing in Estes Park isn’t just about playing in the great outdoors. Tucked along the beautiful Riverwalk in downtown Estes Park, the Riverspoint Spa is the perfect way to unwind from a fun filled day of activities. Slit into a plush robe, spa sandals, and the let the cares of the day melt away with a wide range of luxuries such as massages, body treatments, manicures and pedicures, facials and many more.
Or head on over to the Historic Park Theatre, one of the oldest movie theatres in the U.S. built in 1913, and enjoy some inside entertainment.
Estes Park has:
- Rocky Mountain National Park
- Lakes Estes
- Historic Theatre
- Endless ways to play inside and out: Shopping, hiking, Biking, camping, and so much more.
Estes Park White Water Rafting
Enjoy whitewater rafting on 3 rivers within a 2-hour drive of Estes Park:
- Clear Creek Rafting: located in Idaho Springs 1 1/2 hours from Estes Park
- Cache La Poudre River: located in Fort Collins, 1 hour from Estes Park
- Colorado River Rafting: located in Kremmling, 2 hours from Estes Park
All three rivers have options for family whitewater rafting to advanced level rafting trips.
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