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  • What's Up with the Rut?

    Posted on September 19, 2018 3:00 PM

    The sound of a bull elk bugling during mating season is one of the most plaintive and captivating things that you can hear in the mountains. It begins with a few growly bars, increases a few registers to a high pitch scream and then ends with a... more

  • Chill Estes Park vibes to add peace to...

    Posted on September 17, 2018 3:00 PM

    Nature is good for you. Many studies show that even just looking at a photo of a wilderness landscape will lower blood pressure and release endorphins, those feel-good enzyme thingies that rush forth when you’re stoked. So take 10 seconds (or... more

  • Colorado Fall Colors - Leaf Peeping from...

    Posted on September 10, 2018 9:00 AM by Josh Harms

    The scenic drive is a classic and fully enjoyable way to cover a lot of ground for your leaf-peeping efforts around Estes Park. But, venture off-road this autumn, and you’ll be rewarded with a different point of view when soaking in the... more


    Related Categories: Rocky Mountain National Park, Things To Do, Outdoor Adventure
    Tags: Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Rocky Mountain National Park, Climbing, Elk, Fall, Fishing, SUP, Things to Do
  • Walking Tour: Estes Park’s 13 Bronze...

    Posted on August 16, 2018 9:00 AM

    Stroll around Estes and you’ll soon notice the town has a thing for sculpture. Here’s the cool history behind each—and where to find them. 1. Samson the Elk Location: Intersection of Highways 7 & 36 Samson was the unofficial... more

  • Your Everything Guide to Saying I Do in...

    Posted on August 10, 2018 3:00 PM

    An Estes Park Wedding FAQ from our favorite guest relations staffer By Elena Patton Currently one in four couples opt for a destination wedding, and Estes Park has some of the country’s most stunning mountain backdrops. Word around town, among... more

  • Best Places to View the Perseids in...

    Posted on August 9, 2018 1:00 PM

    What The Perseid Meteor shower is an annual astrological affair. It occurs when the Earth's orbit passes through the trail left by the Comet Swift-Tuttle. The debris left in this comet's trail is burned up as it enters Earth's atmosphere,... more

  • There’s No Mountain Biking in Estes Park

    Posted on August 3, 2018 3:00 PM

    One local rider dispels a common myth—and divulges his favorite Estes area rides. By Corey Keizer I’ve loved two things consistently in my life: Estes Park and riding bikes.  My family has had property here for three generations,... more

  • Estes Park Named "Best Mountain Town"

    Posted on August 1, 2018 5:00 PM

    Estes Park, Colorado’s quintessential mountain town and basecamp to Rocky Mountain National Park, has earned the accolade of Best Mountain Town in Sunset’s 2018 Travel Awards. Sunset’s editors cited our “full roster of outdoor... more

  • Your Estes Park Summer 2018 Bucket List

    Posted on July 25, 2018 3:00 PM

    There’s just one word fit to describe summer in Estes Park: magical. Wildflowers bloom, wildlife casually strolls through meadows, mountain tops beckon—all beneath an impossibly blue Colorado sky. Estes is a short drive from Denver and... more