The town of Estes Park is located in the heart of the magnificent Colorado Rocky Mountains and is a popular tourist attraction for a number of reasons.
Of course, the first and foremost reason for people to come visit Estes Park is the amazing natural setting, the majestic views and the numerous events and places worth visiting.
You can enjoy some world-class hiking or skiing, or go for long walks in the beautiful area in and around the town to admire the stunning panoramas and views of the mountains, the Big Thompson River, Lake Estes and the Olympus Dam, along with the wildlife and beautiful fauna.
If you are a fan of fishing you should definitely stop by Kirks Flyshop. You will find a great assortment of fishing equipment, plus you can book a day hike or a guided fly fishing day, as well as horseback fishing and even lama pack tours for you and your family.
Cowpoke Corral is another local business offering mountain horseback ride in the Roosevelt National Forest.
If you are up to some sightseeing in the town itself, you should definitely go see some of the landmarks of Estes Park, such as the Waldpate Inn and the Stanley Hotel.
Riding, hunting, hiking tours are provided by Estes Park Outfitters as well.
You can also have fun with your family and friends at some of the various attractions and venues in the town.
Go visit the National Park gateway Stables to admire the beautiful horses, and to get a chance to ride one of them in the Rocky Mountain National Park.
Take the kids fishing at Trout Haven Fishing Pond. You don’t need to bring your fishing rods and equipment with you. You don’t even need a license. You can get all the necessary gear and bait tight there on the spot. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout every season.
If you love the adrenaline from rafting, you can go have an adventure at Mountain Whitewater where you can do some rafting, take a guided kayak tour or simply spend some time relaxing the Hot Tub or BBQ.
For superb relaxation, don’t forget to book a spa day at Riverpointe Spa. There you can enjoy various types of massages, body treatments, facials and many more relaxing and beauty procedures. The professionals at the spa will make sure you are pampered and as relaxed as possible.
So, whatever your preferences are – Estes Park is definitely a town which you will enjoy and want to return back to!