Downtown Estes Park Summer

COVID-19 Update Page

Updated 5/27/2020

We sure have missed you in Estes Park!

Estes Park lodging, restaurants and shops are open and ready to welcome you once again. Safety precautions are in place, and in an effort to keep you and our community safe, please do your part and bring your mask! Rocky Mountain National Park is undergoing a phased reopening. The trails in and around Estes Park are alive with the sights and smells of spring.

We can’t wait to see you again!

For details on Rocky Mountain National Park, visit:

Rocky Mountain National Park has increased recreational access and services

In this first phase, from May 27 through June 3, the park reopened many outlying areas and basic park road and trail access.  

Phase Two - Timed Entry System Effective June 4  

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the country. To increase park access while providing the public a reasonable opportunity to comply with health guidelines, the park will temporarily implement a timed entry system effective at the beginning of Phase Two on June 4. The park will cease using this system in later phases of the reopening.

Frequently asked questions on the timed entry permit system can be found at:

For the most up to date information, visit:


Find Estes Park related virus updates and recommendations here.

Welcome to Estes Park

The Base Camp for Rocky Mountain National Park

Estes Park, Colorado is the base camp for amazing adventures in Rocky Mountain National Park and your favorite mountain getaway. Explore the Colorado Rockies. Encounter real wildlife. Whether you are planning a romantic weekend or the family vacation of a lifetime, Estes Park has the events, lodging and activities to create the perfect escape from the everyday. So, go ahead. Start planning today to experience Estes Park tomorrow.