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Estes Park Travel Guide: 165 reviews and 363 photos

Explore the Town

Joel Estes came here from Kentucky and founded Estes Park in the 19th century. It soon became a popular tourist resort. The town has all the amenities that a traveler wants. People are friendly and helpful. Like Denver, it has a great mountain backdrop.

See the Area Around the Town

All around Estes Park are a number of parks, mountains, lakes, and streams. There's plenty to explore all over. And that's not including the Rockies.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Outstanding scenery
  • In a nutshell:Ideal base for touring the Rocky Mountains
  • Last visit to Estes Park: Aug 2008
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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