Fire officials from the East Troublesome Fire Thompson Zone Incident Management Team and local authorities have downgraded the evacuation status for the Estes Valley. Estes Park is now open to visitors. However, it is not business as usual in Estes Park. The East Troublesome Fire Thompson Zone is still a potential threat to the Estes Valley and businesses may not be operating as normal.

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A Different Way Up Old Fall River Road

Don’t drive Old Fall River Road. Old Fall River Road, Trail Ridge Road’s unpaved sister, is closed to vehicle traffic early October through late June. With no cars to limit your view or slow you down, the twists, turns and arguably, the views, are better from good ol’ OFR. The road itself is dirt…

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Hidden Adventures

For those looking off the beaten path, these secret gems are great fun, though they may not be quiet treasures for long! Outdoor Adventure Looking for a new way to explore the Estes Park area? Perhaps…

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Up the Flattop Trail

For weeks we had been searching our favorite spots for changing aspen but whole groves stayed stubbornly green. Then suddenly came the explosion of color, a stunning mosaic of gold, orange, red and…

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