Timed Entry Permits & Rocky Mountain National Park

Timed Entry Permits & Rocky Mountain National Park

To enter Rocky Mountain National Park between May 28 and October 11 two things are required: a timed entry permit PLUS a park pass or entrance fee. Use these tips to plan your trip into Rocky Mountain National Park.

Estes Park Sunset Aerial View

Wool Market

Postponed until 2022, see below for details from past years, to get you excited.

Family events don't get much better than this - hands-on activities; fuzzy, approachable animals; entertaining performances; and shopping for mom and dad.  Those familiar with the wool and fiber industry know this event, held at the Estes Park Events Complex (1125 Rooftop Way), is the place to be. Admission is free.

wool market costume contest

Wool Market

The Wool Market takes place at the Estes Fairgrounds and Event Center.  See sheep, alpacas, llamas, rabbits, goats and other fiber animals. As usual there is the ever-popular vendor barn, the animal tents, demonstrations including sheep to shawl, a children’s tent, sheep shearing, herding dogs and more. 

Workshops

41 workshops spanning various fiber arts including spinning, weaving, knitting, natural dyes, twining and more will be offered at the 2018 Estes Park Wool Market and Fiber Festival.

Show, Shop and Share

In addition to the fun activities, the professionals who participate in the Wool Market show and sell their incredible goods. Showing hand-spun yarns and threads to finished hats, gloves and bags, the skilled artisans display an amazing selection of unique materials and products. Inspired by what you've seen? Start your own projects by purchasing the tools right at the market.