Mild to Wild: Find Adventure in Estes Park

Estes Park is home to world-class mountain adventures. On land, water and snow. In the national park, the national forest and around town. So get out on the trails, the water and the rocks for the ultimate Rocky Mountain experience.

Watch more videos of the best ways to explore Estes Park like a local! Click here to see the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park transition from spring to summer and click here to see Backpacker Magazine's tips to fly fishing in the rivers of Estes Park!    

We've got more great tips! Explore the stories below for trip ideas, adventure guides and recommendations from Estes Park's locals and experts. 

Adventure Awaits

Adventure at Every Level

Your idea of adventure may be a scenic drive or a snowshoe through the trees......more

10 Tips for Hiking RMNP

With over 300 miles of hiking trails in Rocky Mountain National Park, a variety of short...more

Calling all powder hounds!

Strap on your gear and refresh your backcountry knowledge - ski season is almost here!...more

Wildlife in the Winter

Wildlife watching doesn't end when the snow comes out. Read these tips for finding furry...more

Gal's Guide to the Rockies

2-Wheeled Adventures

On your own or with a tour, a 2-wheeled ride is an ideal way to see Estes Park & Rocky...more

Get exploring and relaxing

Get exploring and relaxing with your best gal pals for a long weekend in Estes Park...more

Get a Guide to the Wild

Learn something new or perfect your form with a guide for hiking, climbing, fishing & more...more

Are You a True Mountain

The 6 skills our experts think every mountain girl should know. Practice them all in Estes...more

Epic Expeditions

5 Top Trail Running Locales

Local expert & trainer shares his list of the best places to trail run in Estes & Rocky...more

Summer Cycle

Time to put away the fatbike and tune up the mountain & road bikes. Your fast lane awaits!...more

5 Musts for Estes Climbers

Learn something new, discover new terrain & explore climbing history while in Estes Park...more

Meet the Estes Park Pros

Estes Park is the home, playground, training ground and more to these fine athletes...more

Insider Info

Visitor Guide

Planning Your Trip...more

Pumpkins & Pilsners

An autumn festival for the whole family! Craft beer, music and plenty of fun for kids!...more

Google Treks Estes Park

Take a virtual tour of popular trails in Estes & Rocky via Google Trekker...more

VIDEO: Summer is Coming

Backpacker Magazine celebrated summer in Estes Park!...more