About the Estes Park, CO Area

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Planning Your Trip To The Mountains

The Estes Park area, also known as Estes to locals, is located on the southwest corner of Larimer County in sunny Colroado. As one of the premier family and mountain vacation destinations in the United States, Estes Park is located at 7,522 feet above sea level offering an endless array of lodging options including resorts, hotels, creekside homes, vacation rentals, and campgrounds. With endless attractions, events and dining options, Estes Park, Colorado is a perfect destination for family vacations, getaways for couples of all ages, group and business travel.

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Where Is Estes Park?

A commonly asked question, Estes Park is located in the Rocky Mountains in Larimer County in Northern Colorado. The "National Park" Rocky Mountain National Park or RMNP is 3 miles from downtown Estes Park. Estes Park is located 90 minutes north of Denver and an hour southwest of Fort Collins, CO.. From quiet fishing cottages to fun-filled attraction hubs, the Estes Park area has everything you need for the perfect mountain vacation.

Area History

With a legendary history dating back centuries to the region's first inhabitants, the Ute Indian tribe, learn more about the early days of Estes Park and stories of our National Park and famous peaks.

Know Before You Go

Estes Park is a very popular destination, welcoming millions of travelers each year. Summers are popular for good reason and winters are quieter but nature rears its head keeping many weary visitors at bay. Layering up will do the trick as things can change hourly.

The Weather

One of the greatest assets of the Estes Park area, the weather offers aggressive winters and soft summer temperatures. With an average high of 31° in the coldest month of January and an average high of 77° in the hottest month of July (see annual climate chart), it is rarely too cold, or too hot to enjoy everything Estes Park offers. Click here to view the current weather.