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Estes Park Parks & Monuments

Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkEstes Park is one of Colorado’s most visited mountain destinations. Located in the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains, it is surrounded by gorgeous views and outstanding outdoor activities.

With a close proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, visitors flock to the area every summer. Boasting over 415 square miles of spectacular mountain environments, it is a favorite of people wanting to escape the sounds and sights of the city and immerse themselves in nature. The park has over 300 miles of hiking trails which are the pathway to seeing wildflowers, wildlife, and clear Rocky Mountain starry nights. 

Within the town of Estes Park, there are a variety of city parks with plenty of room to enjoy the outdoors.  Bond Park consists of 46,000 square feet of open space which provide the town with a main area for the many summer festivals and concerts.  Performance Park has an outdoor amphitheater with a full stage with lighting and sound equipment. It is home to many outdoor concerts and festivals during the spring and summer months.

Estes Park parks offer visitors ample opportunity to stretch their legs and breathe the crisp mountain air. Grassy areas provide space to play fetch with the dog or throw a frisbee with friends. Many of the parks have playgrounds for the kids to play and expend some energy as well as being located close to other Estes Park attractions. Picnic tables give a place to sit in the shade and have lunch while admiring the surrounding flowers and trees.

Many of the parks are also access points for the miles of trails in the area. There are miles of hiking and biking trails at your disposal while staying in Estes Park.

If you are looking to visit Colorado, get a real feel for the mountains and enjoy some time outdoors taking in all that nature has to offer, you should consider Estes Park with its many parks on the top of your list of places to check out.

Estes Park - Parks & Monuments