Welcome to Estes Park, where adventure awaits at every turn! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the stunning landscapes of Rocky Mountain National Park, glide across the serene waters of Lake Estes, hop on a scenic bus tour, and marvel at the breathtaking vistas along Trail Ridge Road. Here’s your ultimate guide to experiencing the best of Estes Park scenery.

Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park

Strap on your hiking boots and prepare to explore the majestic beauty of RMNP. With over 355 miles of hiking trails ranging from easy strolls to challenging climbs, there’s a route for hikers of all skill levels. Trek through lush forests, alpine meadows, and along sparkling mountain streams as you immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the Rockies. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, mule deer, and bighorn sheep along the way!

Boating on Lake Estes

After a day of hiking, unwind with a leisurely boat ride on the tranquil waters of Lake Estes. Rent a kayak, paddleboard, or pontoon boat and set off to explore the scenic shoreline surrounded by towering peaks and lush forests. Glide across the crystal-clear waters as you take in the stunning views of the Rockies reflected in the lake’s surface.

Scenic Bus Tour

For a hassle-free way to experience the beauty of Estes Park and RMNP, book a guided bus tour. Sit back, relax, and let a knowledgeable guide lead you on a journey through the park’s most iconic landmarks and hidden gems. Learn about the area’s rich history, geology, and wildlife as you traverse scenic mountain roads and winding trails. With stops at key attractions and plenty of photo opportunities along the way, a bus tour is the perfect way to see it all in comfort and style.

Driving on Trail Ridge Road

No visit to Estes Park is complete without a scenic drive along Trail Ridge Road. Known as the “Highway to the Sky,” this iconic route offers unparalleled views of the Rocky Mountains from the comfort of your car. Wind your way through alpine tundra, past rugged peaks, and alongside cascading waterfalls as you ascend to over 12,000 feet above sea level.

From hiking through pristine wilderness to boating on serene lakes, booking a bus tour, and taking a scenic drive through the mountains, Estes Park offers endless opportunities for adventure and exploration. So pack your sense of wonder and get ready to experience the ultimate Estes Park adventure!

Stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts

Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and a great finish line after the Denver to Estes Park drive, Rocky Mountain Resorts is the ideal choice for lodging in the area after enjoying great picnics in Estes Park. We offer a variety of accommodations ranging from cozy cabins and cottages to large and spacious vacation homes. In addition, guests enjoy the nightlife of downtown Estes Park and are less than a 10-minute drive from all that Rocky Mountain National Park has to offer. You truly have the best access to must-do Estes Park activities with a stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts! Book with us today.