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Whether it's sightseeing along Trail Ridge Road, taking a leisurely stroll around Lily Lake, or the thrill of summiting the park's only 14er, Longs Peak,  Rocky Mountain National Park  attracts a variety of guests from adventure seekers, families and couples. However, many may not realize that some of RMNP's most beautiful sights of nature are the countless waterfalls found throughout the park. Mariah Nelson,... more

What The Perseid Meteor shower is an annual astronomical affair. It occurs when the Earth's orbit passes through the trail left by the Comet Swift-Tuttle. The debris left in this comet's trail is burned up as it enters Earth's atmosphere, causing the brilliant display. Earth passes through the debris trail from July 17th to August 24th, with the peak of the shower being on August 12th. This year is an outburst year... more

Top 10 Trails for Leaf Peeping

Posted on July 15, 2016 2:24 PM
Tags: Fall, Hiking, Views

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. Gem Lake – Lumpy Ridge Trailhead - 3.5 mi round trip Not only does the Gem Lake trail offer a path through the aspen groves, it also gives a panoramic view of the Estes Park Lookout over the entire valley and Longs Peak. Bierstadt Lake -... more

Spring Break has got to be one of the most iconic college experiences. It’s a time to grab your friends, head out on an adventure and make memories that will last a lifetime. The majestic Rocky Mountains are the place to do just that. Settled at the edge of Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park offers authentic mountain experiences and is surrounded by the perfect terrain for you Spring Break explorations.    Here... more

Scenic Drive to Glen Haven is a Trip Back in Time

Posted on April 26, 2011 8:52 AM
Related Categories: Outdoor Adventure
Tags: Scenic Drives, Sightseeing, Tours, Views

Do you miss old time Colorado without all the glitz? Then bring a picnic and take a relaxing half day scenic drive out of Estes Park to the charming mountain village of Glen Haven.Turn onto Highway 34 and drive past the Stanley Hotel to McGregor Avenue, where you turn right and drive toward Lumpy Ridge, one of the premier climbing destinations in the nation. As the road turns sharply to the right, you’ll pass the entrance gate... more