Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring, there are always things to do in Estes Park, Colorado and we are open year-round for your enjoyment! Listed below are just some of the things to do in Estes Park during your stay. So start planning! Scroll to see how SkyRun Estes Park can become your year-round vacation playground every season of the year.
Estes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD) operates two golf courses within Estes Park. The Estes Park 18-Hole Golf Course offers a scenic backdrop to a par 71 golf course. The golf course is home to magnificent views of the Rocky Mountains. The Lake Estes 9-Hole Golf Course incorporates the Big Thompson River on the last four holes. The Lake Estes 9-Hole Course, which is home to a herd of elk that are active during elk calving and elk rut seasons, is a great place for a scenic and quick round of golf.
Who doesn't love food? Whether you are looking for a fun happy hour hangout, Food Truck faire, or a family friendly sit down restaurant - Estes Park has it all! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner there are a plethera of dining options to pick from. Ask our friendly staff or check out our Places to Eat page for our recommendations!
The entire family can enjoy Rocky Mountain National Park and the Estes Valley area by horseback! We have several stables in and outside of the national park. Ride for an hour or all day. Enjoy a cowpoke breakfast or dinner ride. Professional services make sure you and your horse will have a fun and safe ride. Year-round fun for all ages!
View snow-covered mountain vistas, lush green valleys, alpine lakes, rolling streams, waterfalls, roaming wildlife, and more in these wildlife & scenic guided tours.
You may have hiked the trails in the summer or fall, but snowshoeing in Rocky Mountain National Park is a whole new experience. You and the family will enjoy our mountain views while traversing off-trail through the trees and across frozen lakes. Enjoy our Rocky Mountains as never before! Local businesses are ready to offer advice, equipment and guided snowshoeing experiences. Bring your cold weather gear and be ready for an experience of the lifetime!
Need to get some work done during your visit to Estes Park? Vert Coworking has blistering fast fiber broadband, ergonomic workstations, delicious free coffee and amazing fitness/wellness amenities right in the building. Enjoy Estes and stay connected with the world!
The Estes Valley Community Center is a one-stop recreation facility offering an indoor running track, weight room with free weights and selectorized machines, cardio equipment and group fitness room, multi-court gymnasium, classroom/party room and game room, lap pool (6 lanes, 25 yards), leisure pool with waterslide, lazy river with interactive play features, and drop-in childcare while using the facility.
Lake Estes Marina is usually open from May - October. The marina offers boat rentals from one-passenger kayaks to 10-passenger pontoon boats. Other rentals include a surrey-type pedal cart and cruiser bikes. Walk, run, bike or surrey around the lake! The Lake Estes Marina Store sells fishing licenses and supplies, food and drinks. Be sure to use the small beach area - perfect for all ages to enjoy volleyball, horseshoes and picnic facilities. Fun for the entire family!
Art galleries, shops, restaurants, coffee shops, breweries and ice cream - all in downtown Estes Park. Enjoy a stroll under the glittering Christmas lights. Cheer with the crowds as the Christmas, Scottish Fest or Rooftop Rodeo parade passes by. Enjoy beautiful Bond Park and our library located in the heart of downtown. Take a ride on the Aerial Tramway or relax to live performances in Performance Park. We have art fairs, food fairs, yard sales, beer, whiskey and wine tasting fairs, and live music in Estes Park. There's always somewhere to go and something to see in our charming mountain town.
Estes Park is a world class climbing area. Begin training or your warm up in an indoor climbing facility. Guides will train you or take you to the best local climbing locations. We have 4 climbing companies that will outfit, train and guide you. This will be an epic experience!
Estes Park has guides, equipment, fishing license and advice for the best places to catch the big one. Estes Park has it all. Fly fishing in our clear, clean mountain rivers, streams and lakes is every fisherman's dream. We have 5 local businesses ready to assist you - answer your questions and send you on your Rocky Mountain fishing adventure!
Estes is home to several family-fun centers that feature slides, bumper cars, go-karts, bumper boats, bungee trampolines, gemstone panning, batting cages, miniature trains, miniature golf, rope climbing, and more!
Step back in time and explore the history of Estes Park and its people.