Estes Park Estes Park is a mountain town that does what mountain towns do best: attract and entertain outdoor enthusiasts. The city is a popular destination for tourists and one of the entry points for Rocky Mountain National Park, which saw over 4.5 million visitors in 2016, according to the National Park Service. Visitors to Estes Park spend $187 million annually at Estes Park’s 1,255 businesses.

Estes Park

Estes Park is a mountain town that does what mountain towns do best: attract and entertain outdoor enthusiasts. The city is a popular destination for tourists and one of the entry points for Rocky Mountain National Park, which saw over 4.5 million visitors in 2016, according to the National Park Service. Visitors to Estes Park spend $187 million annually at Estes Park’s 1,255 businesses.


In 2015, Estes Park received an Outstanding Achievement Award for Landscaped Areas from the America in Bloom program, and was a finalist for a top national award. 


ESTES PARK tops best of lists

For the first time ever, in 2015 Estes Park was named to more than 50 lists of “best,” “favorite,” or “top recommendations.”

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Rising up along the Continental Divide, Rocky Mountain National Park is a natural overachiever, with 77 mountains above 12,000 feet—including 14,259-foot Longs Peak—and a span of alpine tundra. Snow-packed granite peaks tower over a calm of ponderosa pines, which ease toward meadow and meandering stream—four ecosystems within one park. It’d be simple to cover them all on a drive along scenic Trail Ridge Road, but why not channel Enos Mills and hike some of the 355 miles of trails instead? You might hear elk bugling or spy otters swimming among lily pads.
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