Estes Park is operating under Larimer County's Dial; restrictions mostly align with what was Level Blue of Colorado’s Dial 3.0, which has been retired.
Estes Park is fortunate to offer plenty of opportunity for guests to stay safe during their visit, including physically distanced dining, delicious takeout options, food delivery from Warrior Xpress, clean and sanitized lodging, and local stores providing safe shopping experiences to complement our wide-open spaces and endless outdoor adventures. Find detailed information on capacity allowances for each industry, here.
Regulations via both the State of Colorado and Larimer County require visitors and residents to wear a face covering while inside in public places.
Face coverings are required in all park buildings and facilities. Masks are also required throughout Rocky Mountain National Park when physical distancing cannot be maintained, including narrow or busy trails, parking lots, pull-offs and overlooks.
Timed entry permits are required to enter the Park May 28 through October 11, entrance passes continue to be required.
The Estes Park Visitor Center is closed to in-person visitation, but the staff is available by phone (970-577-9900) and email to answer your questions from 9am to 5pm Monday-Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday. There are a variety of resources available in the public restroom area, which is open for use during the hours listed above.
Larimer County is working to certify Estes Park businesses to allow them to operate at a level higher than the current level Larimer County is in, through the Larimer County Level Up program (which involves an extensive application process as well as in-person inspections to earn certification). Find a list certified business, here – search for Estes Park using the search bar just above the blue table header. Businesses certified through Larimer County's Level Up program are currently operating within Larimer County's Dial parameters.