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) to improve your day by enjoying our growing collection of peaceful scenes from around Estes Park.

A Snowy Calypso Cascades

Seasons Collide as snow falls on Golden Aspens

Foggy Day along the river in Wild Basin

Fall Colors and Puffy White Clouds in Rocky Mountain National Park

Golden Aspens Flickering in the Wind

Boating Lake Estes under fluffy, white clouds

Pontoons float along the Lake as fluffy white clouds drift over Lumpy Ridge

Moraine Park

The Big Thompson River flows through Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park

Mother Mule Deer with Two Fawn

Two fawn and mother mule deer right outside the Visit Estes Park office

Fishing the Big T

Catch and release. Fisherman enjoys a moment with a brown trout on the Big Thompson

Ducks Float by on Odessa Lake

A cloudless day at Odessa Lake enjoyed by a couple web-footed creatures

Spring Timelapse from Lumpy Ridge

A timelapse of clouds rolling over Longs Peak and the Continental Divide, shot from Lumpy Ridge on the Gem Lake Trail

Fern Falls Runneth Over

Fern Falls tumbles down the rocks

A Peaceful Day at Hidden Valley