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. 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. RMNP has many ways to experience nature in all its beauty.
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.
There is plenty of great hiking throughout the park. Having an experienced guide along with you is what sets these trips apart from solo adventures. They know how to ditch the crowds in the popular areas of the park and help you truly enjoy everything the backcountry has to offer. Learn more about hiking.
Idaho Springs provides rafting for all ages and physical levels just about 1 hour and 30 minutes from Estes Park. For great float trips on the Colorado River head to Kremmling about 2 hours from Estes Park which is great for families with kids as young as 2 years old. Learn more about rafting.
Cliffside ziplining in Idaho Springs, Colorado is a great option for a zipline adventure near Estes Park. This zipline adventure is integrated into the cliffside where you will zip above the trees, and go through mountain top obstacles. It is located 1 hour and 30 minutes from Estes Park and right on your way to Denver. Learn more about ziplining.
There is great fly fishing on the Upper Colorado River just 45 minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park. Choose from a 2 hour walk & wade trip or a four hour float trip. This is a great way to really disconnect from every day life and enjoy a relaxing day outside. Learn more about Fly Fishing.
Great activities near Estes Park include hiking, rafting, ziplining, and via ferrata. For those willing to venture a little father try SUP, kayaks, fly fishing, off-roading, horseback riding, rock climbing, hot air balloons, camping and multi day activities.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK ACTIVITIES
Idaho Springs, Colorado is located 1 hour and 30 minutes south of Estes Park
Gerogetown, Colorado, is located 1 hour and 45 minutes southwest of Estes Park
Kremmling, Colorado is located 2 hours west of Estes Park
Breckenridge, Colorado is located 2 hours and 45 minutes south of Estes Park
Buena Vista, Colorado located 3 hours and 25 minutes south of Estes Park
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