Activities in Estes Park


rocky mountain national park fly fishing guides

Fly Fishing

Come enjoy trout fishing at its best! You must obtain a valid Colorado State Fishing License.  See http://wildlife.state.co.us/fishing/ for more details, or simply contact one of the below outfitters, most of which sell fishing licenses and will be happy to help you get the licensing you need. (picture compliments of Kirks Flyshop)

Kirks Flyshop (See photo) 230 E. Elkhorn Ave. | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 577 - 0790 | (877) 669 - 1859

Lake Estes Marina 1770 Big Thompson Ave | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 2011

Estes Angler 338 W. Riverside Dr. | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 2110 | (800) 586 - 2110

Estes Park Mountain Shop 2050 Big Thompson Ave | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 6548 | (866) 303 - 6548

Golf

You have to be willing to share the golf course with the locals! If golf is your passion, come and experience either of the beautiful golf courses that Estes Park has to offer.  Surrounded by the beauty of the mountains (and sometimes a little wildlife!) both courses offer you a challenging game in a stunning location. (picture compliments of Estes Valley Recreation & Park District)
Estes Park Golf Course and Pro Shop 18 Hole 1080 S. St. Vrain Ave. | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 8146 Lake Estes Executive Golf Course, 9 Hole 690 Big Thompson Ave. | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 8176

Horseback Riding

Enjoy the  beauty of the mountains as the pioneers did! View wildlife and nature from the saddle as you wander along on trails through Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of the mountains as our forefathers did. (stock photo)
Horseback Riding at Elkhorn Lodge 600 West Elkhorn Avenue | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 308-7503 Aspen Lodge Ranch Resort & Conference Center 6120 Hwy 7 (Peak to Peak Scenic Byway) | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 8133 | (800) 332 - 6867 Cowpoke Corner Corral Hwy 66 at Glacier Lodge | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 5890

Rafting - Kayaking - Boating

Always wanted to make a splash! Take an exciting run on our rivers with experts at the oar!!  Whitewater rafting is one of Colorado's most popular water events.  Experience the thrill of rapids and the tranquility of calming streams all in one day.  Not for the faint of heart!! (picture compliments of Carol, Sandy and MaryLee)
Rapid Transit Rafting 161 Virginia Drive | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 577 - 7238 ext.(RAFT) | (800) 367 - 8523 Mountain Whitewater Descents 2050 Big Thompson Ave | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 6548 Paddle Colorado 184 E Elkhorn Ave | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 577 - 1944 | (888) 723 - 8379 A-1 Wildwater 215 Park Lane (Downtown on the Park!) | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 4461 | (800) 369 - 4165 Lake Estes Marina 1770 Big Thompson Ave | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 2011

Snow Shoe - Cross Country Ski

If your preference is snow, delight in our sunny blue skies and deep snows in the high country! Crisp mountain air will lift your spirits as you make your way through stunning trails of white powder snow.  Silence, sun and unsurpassed scenery make these activities memorable moments. (stock photo)
Estes Park Mountain Shop 2050 Big Thompson Ave | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 6548 | (866) 303 - 6548 The Warming House 790 Moraine Ave | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 2995

Bird Watching

Perhaps you are fascinated with our fine feathered friends! Some prime birding areas in the Estes area are Lake Estes, the Cub Lake trail and Upper Beaver Meadows.  Rocky Mountain National Park offers guided birding tours.  Contact their headquarters for details.  There is also an excellent book by Scott Roederer on Birds of Rocky Mountain National Park to help you identify these stunning creatures.

The pictures above are by local photographer, Linda Schrag.

Guided Tours

Take a photo tour in Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park! Let expert guides help you explore the sites in the Park, either by foot or by car.  They can customize your tour to see animals, flowers, soaring peaks or infinite wilderness and help you get the right pictures to create memories of your trip! (picture compliments of Jared Gricowski)

Yellow Wood Guiding Rocky Mt. Nat'l Park and Estes Park, CO 80517 | (303)775-5484

Movie Theaters

Reel Mountain Theater 453 E. Wonderview Ave. | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 4227 | (970) 577 - 1686 Historic Park Theatre 130 Moraine Ave. | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 - 8904 | (970) 577 - 5408 More activities coming soon! Don't see your business?  Want to get listed?  Please email: info@estesparkrentals.com to inquire.