Category Archives: Outdoor Activities

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Take a Drive Along the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

When visiting Colorado, you have access to a plethora of scenic drives without the Rocky Mountains. However, one drive stands out strongly against the others. The Peak to Peak Scenic Byway is a highway stretching out over 55 miles beginning in Estes Parks and ends in Black Hawk. Established in 1918, this historic road provides […]

05/11/2022 | by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park | Local Area | Outdoor Activities
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4 Spring Gardens in Estes Park to Visit

Springtime in the Rockies can be unpredictable, but one thing is for sure, the beauty of the season shines with new colorful blooms spring. Whether you are headed to the mountains or are staying in town, there are several spring gardens in Estes Park that are sure to put a spring in your step. Mrs. […]

04/21/2022 | by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park | Outdoor Activities

4 Challenging Snowshoeing Trails in RMNP

Do you love outdoor adventures? Even during the winter months, there’s plenty to do in and around Estes Park. Get ready for snow-filled fun during your getaway. Explore these challenging snowshoeing trails in RMNP (Rocky Mountain National Park) this winter. Sky Pond Trail This trail is 8.4 miles, out and back, with an elevation gain […]

11/27/2021 | by Lyles Armour | | Local Activities | Outdoor Activities

Our Favorite Places to Photograph in Estes Park During the Winter

Estes Park is a photographer’s dream destination! Though beautiful year-round, there’s something about pristine white snow covering dark evergreens that adds a special touch to pictures of Estes Valley. Whether you’re a novice on a quick getaway or expert, you have to stop by these must-see places to photograph in Estes Park during the winter […]

11/23/2021 | by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park | Local Activities | Outdoor Activities | Rocky Mountain National Park

How to Enjoy the Fall Colors in Estes Park

The first day of fall is September 22nd, and along with cooler crisp autumn days we can expect to see golden aspens basking in all their glory around Estes Park very soon. Groves of aspen trees start to light up the area with shades of red, orange, and yellow offer a spectacular display only Mother […]

08/19/2020 | by Bill Goldmann | | Estes Park | Local Area | Outdoor Activities