Timed Entry Permits & Rocky Mountain National Park

Timed Entry Permits & Rocky Mountain National Park

To enter Rocky Mountain National Park between May 28 and October 11 two things are required: a timed entry permit PLUS a park pass or entrance fee. Use these tips to plan your trip into Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Estes Park Parking and Shuttle Guide

Find up-to-date parking availability and pay for parking with the Estes Parking App. Park All Day and Ride the Shuttles The way we recommend doing it - park your car, and forget about it until you’re ready to head back to wherever you’re staying. Then either ride the shuttles or put your legs to…

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A Different Side of Downtown Estes Park

If you've been to Estes you've likely explored East Elkhorn Ave (the main street in Estes Park's downtown), or at least driven past - but there's plenty more to see and do on West Elkhorn. More shopping, restaurants, bars, art, galleries and even an outdoor amphitheater that doubles as a rock…

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Old Fall River Road Has Opened for the Season

From Rocky Mountain National Park: Old Fall River Road will open to vehicles on Saturday, July 3. Old Fall River Road normally opens by fourth of July weekend. Old Fall River Road was built between 1913 and 1920. It is an unpaved road which travels from Endovalley Picnic Area to above treeline at…

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23 Fun Things To Do in Estes Park

Build the perfect Estes Park itinerary with these entertaining things to do in the glorious mountains of Colorado. Everyone knows that when you visit the town of Estes Park, the main attraction is Rocky Mountain National Park and rightly so. But did you know that when you visit the town of Estes…

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Exploring Estes Park Podcast: Myths and Mysteries

Make your knowledge of the area around Estes Park date even further back as you listen to the myths and mysteries told throughout the latest Exploring Estes Park podcast episode. This podcast follows three different stories: the Earl of Dunraven, the legend of the blue mist and the story behind…

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Exploring Estes Park Podcast: Call of the Mountains

The Estes area has 124 named peaks, and 118 of them are over 10,000 feet. These peaks bring a unique perspective, one you can only get from the summit. Learn how being outdoors, and climbing new mountains changes your perspective by listening to the newest episode of Exploring Estes Park: Call of…

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Exploring Estes Park Podcast: Living Lab

Did you know that each year, there are over 100 active research projects happening in Rocky Mountain National Park? On this episode, learn about a day in the life of research. Use this guide to learn even more about the various research being conducted right now in the National Park. In this…

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