Crews are working to improve access to and from Rocky Mountain National Park with the Downtown Estes Loop Project.

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The history of Estes Park’s Elk

From the exhibits of the Estes Park Museum Find fascinating information about the elk species and their interaction with ancient and contemporary human populations in and around Estes Park below, and more at the Estes Park Museum. Species: C. Canadensis Eurasian ancestors of elk first appear in…

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Top 10 Trails for Leaf Peeping

Autumn in the Estes Valley is a great time to visit, with cooler temperatures, the elk rut, and of course, fall colors. These brilliant leaves can add a new dynamic to an already wonderful hike. Reminder: pets are not allowed on trails in the national park. Each hike on this list is inside the…

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What you need to know about elk

From our friends at Rocky Mountain National Park. Elk are a defining sight in Rocky Mountain National Park; one of the park’s major attractions. Learn more about these majestic creatures. North American Elk (cervus canadensis) are one of the largest members of the deer family. Large males, called…

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Support Local Artists and Musicians in Estes

Art and music are the personality of any town, but especially in a town like Estes that has so much inspiration living in its back and front yards. Here’s how we can show some love to the soul of Estes right now. Virtual Friends of Folk Festival When? Every Tuesday in September; 5-8pm This…

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Live like a local

Ever wondered what it would be like to live in a mountain town? With many schools and offices remaining virtual into the fall, now is your chance. Here’s how us locals live the dream – and how you can, too. If you're here to work Get outside before, during or after work Living and working in the…

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