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Elena Patton

Elena is a lover of all adventures to be found in Estes Park.  As a mother of 3 fur babies and 1 human baby, she is always on the lookout for fresh family fun experiences!  Check her out on Instagram @pattonsinparadise to see her and her family conquer the world one escapade at a time.

  • What's Up with the Rut?

    Posted on September 19, 2018 3:00 PM by Elena Patton

    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

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

    Posted on August 10, 2018 3:00 PM by Elena Patton

    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