Bierstadt Lake in Esters Park

COVID-19 and Travel to Estes Park

Updated 4/16/2021

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.


What this means for your visit to Estes Park

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.

Face Coverings

Regulations via both the State of Colorado and Larimer County require visitors and residents to wear a face covering while inside in public places.


Rocky Mountain National Park is open

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.

For more information


Estes Park Visitor Center & Information

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 Level Up

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.


Virus Information:

  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Information
  • Centers for Disease Control: 2019 Novel Coronavirus
  • General questions about COVID-19: Call CO-Help at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 or email, for answers in English and Spanish (Español), Mandarin (普通话), and more. 



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