|Estes Park Colorado is one of Colorado's most visited wilderness areas and a favorite for a Colorado family vacation. According to many archeologists, Estes Park, has been a popular destination for 10,000 years attracting Ute and Arapaho Indians during the splendid summers Estes Park has to offer.
Because of the unique pristine mountain surroundings Estes Park has to offer, still today, modern day visitors have included gunslingers, ranchers, and even inventers. In 1909 F. O. Stanley opened his world-renowned Stanley Hotel. Still today the famous Stanley Hotel is one of Estes Parks Lodging favorites.
Estes Park is located in the heart of the Rockies nestled in a high mountain valley at 7,500 feet. The town of Estes Park is located amongst the majestic splendor of the Rockies.
The town of Estes Park has an annual population of 10,000, however swelling to 15,000 in the summer months. The town boasts an array of year round activities for the whole family whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or love to shop, you'll find more than enough to occupy your time.
In the summer Estes Park offers an array of activities such as rock climbing, horseback riding, fishing, hiking, biking, golfing, ballooning, and even history tours. In the winter Estes Park offers snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and even sleigh rides.
The delightful town of Estes Park welcomes visitors of all ages with playgrounds, gardens, cultural events, bike trails, river walks, and parks. Estes Park has over 300 unique shops and galleries, which have an attractive shopping variety from handcrafted art to special giftware and fine apparel.
The famous Stanley Hotel, built in 1909, and a reflection of the continuous Estes Park towns prosperity, still today remains a central attraction in Estes Park. Estes Park YMCA Center is a year-round conference & family center on 860 acres next to Rocky Mountain National Park. Serving groups from 25 to 2500, families & individuals,we offer lodging choices, meeting rooms,dining & recreation. Estes Park also is a great place to have your dream come true outdoor wedding.