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  • Winter Persists in High Country

    Posted on May 13, 2019 12:00 PM by Shannon Davis

    Recent avalanches a reminder to always travel smart Multiple avalanches were reported in the Rocky Mountain National Park this past Saturday, May 11 according to Park spokesperson Kyle Patterson. “There were seven known individuals who were... more

  • Memorial Day 2019 in Estes Park

    Posted on May 9, 2019 9:00 AM by Josh Harms

    The unofficial summer kick-off party in Estes Park . Memorial Day weekend (May 25-27, 2019) often signals the beginning of summer all over the country, but that may not be truer anywhere else than Estes Park. With awesome events like the Art Market... more

  • 7 Stunning Waterfall Hikes near Estes...

    Posted on May 8, 2019 8:00 AM by Josh Harms

    Colorado’s snowpack is the lifeblood of the West. As it melts and makes its way down rivers and valleys, it makes some fine waterfalls, too. Late spring and early summer are the ideal times to make the most of the melt and see the falls... more

  • 8 Fascinating Facts About Elk

    Posted on May 6, 2019 4:00 PM by Tyler Wilcox

    Often known as the unofficial mascots of Estes Park, the elk are certainly the most oft-spotted, and popular wildlife around. But how much do you really know about these magnificent mammals? Here are a few of the most fascinating – and... more

  • The Plowing of Trail Ridge Road

    Posted on May 4, 2019 10:00 AM by Josh Harms

    Plowing isn't normally big news or cause for celebration--unless the plow is clearing Rocky Mountain National Park's Trail Ridge Road. Trail Ridge Road connects Estes Park to Grand Lake, and is the highest continuously paved road in North... more

  • Mother's Day 2019 in Estes Park

    Posted on May 2, 2019 4:00 PM

    Sunday, May 12, 2019 From brunches and buffets, to live music and a little pampering, there’s no better place to treat mom to a special day than Estes. Buffets Mother’s Day Buffet – Other Side Restaurant 9am-3pm More info... more

  • Rolling Up Trail Ridge Road

    Posted on April 25, 2019 12:00 PM by Shannon Davis

    While it can snow any day of the year, the surest sign that winter is in our rearview is the opening of Trail Ridge Road Trail Ridge is one of America’s greatest ribbons of pavement and one of our finest scenic drives. It was completed in 1933... more

  • National Park Week – Celebrating...

    Posted on April 25, 2019 10:00 AM by Josh Harms

    “There is nothing so American as our national parks,” said President Franklin D Roosevelt. And this week we celebrate these American treasures. According to the National Park Service “National Park Week is a time to explore amazing... more

  • 7 Patios for Spring Fun in Estes Park

    Posted on April 24, 2019 4:00 PM by Kendall Akin

    When the sun is shining and the warm weather hits, you’ll see Coloradans looking for a sunny patio to even out their well-earned goggle tans. What’s better than enjoying a crisp, citrusy beer or a salt-lined margarita on a charming patio... more