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7 Adventures in Estes Park

Follow along as Eric Hanson explores all the outdoor adventure Estes Park has to offer. From the obvious like climbing and trail running to the unexpected like cliff camping and the new (to Estes) Via Ferrata. Horseback Riding in Estes Park Estes Park Via Ferrata Colorado Cliff Camping Mountain…

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Elkins Campfire Cocktail

As camping season returns, naturally so do the campfire cocktails. Pick up some Elkins whiskey on your way into town and follow along to craft your perfect Old Fashioned. View this post on Instagram We’re getting our cocktails campfire ready for the Estes…

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The Legend of the Blue Mist

This is the story of Miner Bill, born William Clyde Currence, who ventured to Estes Park from Nebraska in 1883 in search of his fortune. According to town locals, Miner Bill was crazy, and not long after his arrival, he was committed to the Colorado State Insane Asylum. After a year in detention, he…

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The Haunting at the Baldpate Inn

It was over one hundred years ago that Gordon and Ethel Mace first came to Estes Park for their honeymoon. Upon their arrival, the splendor of the landscapes and towering Rocky Mountain peaks so far exceeded their expectations, they decided to stay and make Estes Park their forever home. They…

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10 Reasons to Visit Estes Park This Spring

…As if you need that many. Just get up here already! You Can Beat the Crowds The summer season is the big show around Estes Park. That’s when vacancies are slim and national park entrances peak—for the season. We track visitation pretty closely (it’s our job), and we can tell you pretty definitively…

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Off The Beaten Path Winter Experiences

Many Estes Park fans know the ins-and-outs of winter-time in Estes Park, a snowshoe loop around Bear Lake, winter wildlife watching throughout the village or sledding at Hidden Valley. If you are looking for a new adventure, try one of these unique offerings - sure to take you off -the-beaten-path…

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Spring into Action

Take advantage of Spring's mild temperatures and abundance of sunshine before summer kicks into high gear. Adventure junkies, naturalists and leisure travelers alike will find activities to keep them…

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