National park Features Overview
for Rocky Mountain National Park
The Beaver Meadows Entrance and Park Headquarters are less than 2 miles from our location. The Colorado "Summer Town" of Estes Park serves as the collective "Base Camp" for millions of travelers and guests year a round each year as they "Gear Up" for all manor of outdoor, high altitude, adventures. Some portions of the National Park during the late fall, winter, and early spring, and at the very highest elevations above 12,000, even 14,000 feet in elevation will remain "Technical" into the "Summer". Use the links below to be connected to the Official National Park Service web site for more information on planning your trip through our back yard!
Elk or "Wapiti" steal the show! However frequent glimpses of; Bears, Mt. Lions, Big Horn Sheep, Marmont, and Deer and not uncommon both inside and outside the park boundary. Guests will also find abundant and unique species of birds and fish,! Less frequent sightings Spotting Beaver, or Bobcat Mt. Lions are spotted now and again. Less frequent are the Moose but they are out there!
hikes not to miss
Rocky Mountain National Park has 355 miles of hiking trails. They range from flat lakeside strolls to steep mountain peak climbs. If you are new to the park consult with rangers at the visitor centers and backcountry office. They can provide advice about trails which are appropriate to different fitness and experience levels.
No other national park roads system offer the dramatic experience of a long drive across alpine tundra region, and few offer such a wide variety of short loops, pull outs and, low altitude moraine experiences, . Highlights might include; an early morning sunrise, or sunset trip, even a night time drive while guided by the full moon's light. Pretty Cool!