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$30 OFF Massage and Facial Special

100 Years of Beauty: Massage and Facial Special We're celebrating Rocky Mountain National Park's 100th Anniversary by ...more

Free $20 Daily Breakfast Credit!

Book online at rockymountainparkinn.com and receive a FREE, DAILY $20 breakfast credit, good towards our breakfast buff...more

Wine Flies Getaway

Wine flies when you’re having fun! Our two-day getaway includes wine tasting, chocolates, and two nights in a Beaver Br...more

Happy Hour All Day Every Day!

Happy hour all day every day at the Tiki Bar! $5 Margaritas, $3 PBR (16oz), and bucket o' beer specials - buy six for t...more

$30 OFF Massage and Facial Special

100 Years of Beauty: Massage and Facial Special We're celebrating Rocky Mountain National Park's 100th Anniversary by ...more

Wine Flies Getaway

Wine flies when you’re having fun! Our two-day getaway includes wine tasting, chocolates, and two nights in a Beaver Br...more

$10 OFF a 60 or 90 minute Massage or Facial for First Time Clients!

*First Time Clients Only Must mention offer when scheduling: 970-577-6841 Click Link for more details and menu of...more

$10 OFF a 60 or 90 minute Massage or Facial for First Time Clients!

*First Time Clients Only Must mention offer when scheduling: 970-577-6841 Click Link for more details and menu of...more

$30 OFF Massage and Facial Special

100 Years of Beauty: Massage and Facial Special We're celebrating Rocky Mountain National Park's 100th Anniversary by ...more

$10 OFF a 60 or 90 minute Massage or Facial for First Time Clients!

*First Time Clients Only Must mention offer when scheduling: 970-577-6841 Click Link for more details and menu of...more

Add A Sugar Scrub To Your Massage!

Add a body scrub to any 60 or 90-minute Massage or Facial for just $45 (regularly $65). Body scrubs are approximat...more

Wine Flies Getaway

Wine flies when you’re having fun! Our two-day getaway includes wine tasting, chocolates, and two nights in a Beaver Br...more

Add A Body Scrub To Your Massage!

Add a body scrub to any 60 or 90-minute Massage or Facial for just $45 (regularly $65). Body scrubs are approximat...more

Add A Sugar Scrub To Your Massage!

Add a body scrub to any 60 or 90-minute Massage or Facial for just $45 (regularly $65). Body scrubs are approximat...more

 

Fishing

The Catch of a Lifetime

With the Big Thompson River running right through the village, Lake Estes at its east entrance and the Rockies rising in nearly every direction, Estes Park is the scene of a mountain angler's dream. Indeed on any given day, fly fishers, bait fishermen and spin casters can be found testing area lakes and rivers-and admiring the scenery. Fishing licenses are required for anglers ages 16 and older for all fishing and can be purchased at local outfitters and hardware stores.You can find out more about fishing regulations from the Colorado Parks & Wildlife website and their online brochure (the national park may have additional restrictions).

In the village, fishing shops and guides ensure fishermen know where to go have what they need by renting and selling equipment, and offering advice. That local expertise accommodates anglers from beginners to experts, making Estes Park a perfect destination for fishermen of all experience. There's even a stocked pond, with a guaranteed catch that families love.

On the village's outskirts, Marys Lake and the Fall and St. Vrain rivers present more outstanding scenery and fishing. All are fairly easy to access and teem with fish-mostly various kinds of trout. Marys Lake and Lake Estes allow bait fishing. Plus, they're stocked once a week during the summer. Fall River and the St. Vrain River welcome fly fishers. On the Big Thompson, a gold-medal fishery, fly fishers and spin casters catch predominantly rainbows and browns. The first mile of the river east of Estes is catch-and-release; beyond that it is catch and keep.

Area guides report the average fish size to be around 12-15 inches, but can sometimes max out at 25 inches. Rumors claim fishermen can snag up to 50 per day! Other trout species, such as brookies, greenback cutthroats, and hybrid cutbows, inhabit waters inside Rocky Mountain National Park. For information about fishing inside the park, visit the Rocky Mountain National Park fishing page.

The fish bite year-round, with the main fishing season running Memorial Day through Labor Day, sometimes into mid-October. Sections of the Big Thompson run free in the winter and the east end of Lake Estes near the power plant remains ice-free during winter. Ice fishing is allowed on all open-fishing lakes and ponds in Rocky Mountain National Park; hand-augers are required. Plus, fly hatches occur into January and February.

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Scot's Sporting Goods

870 Moraine Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
Ph: 970-586-2877-or 970-443-4932
Type: Fishing
If you are looking to enjoy the best that Estes Park can offer in Fly Fishing, Scot’s is your one stop experience. With over 44 years and three generations of expert Fly Fisherman, we are here for the novices up to the competitive sportsman. Our ...more details

Lake Estes Marina

1770 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
Ph: 970-586-2011
Type: Fishing
Marina w/ everything you need to fish Lake Estes! Boats, bicycles, picnicing. Come see us and make a day of it! more details

Trout Haven Fishing Pond

810 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
Ph: 970-235-3202 | TF: 800-794-7857
Type: Fishing
The serene and tranquil Trout Pond is perfect for introducing kids to the sport of fishing, or for simply spending a relaxing afternoon of hassle-free angling. The pond is stocked every season with Rainbow Trout and you’re guaranteed a successful ...more details

Estes Angler

338 West Riverside, Estes Park, CO 80517
Ph: 970-586-2110
Type: Fishing

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