Local Area Recreation Near Estes Park / Rocky Mountain National Park KOA Holiday

Bike Riding

Bike Riding

Bike riding in Estes Park includes everything from a family bike ride around Lake Estes on a bike path directly across the street from our campground to a challenging ride up into Rocky Mountain National Park. If you don't want to bring your bikes, rentals are available nearby.

2050 Big Thompson Ave

Estes Park, CO 80517

970-586-6548

Website

Estes Park Town Shuttle Service

Estes Park Town Shuttle Service

The Town of Estes Park has shuttles that run from July 1 until the second weekend in September. They stop at the KOA from 9am-9pm. We have maps of the Shuttle Routes in the main office.

Estes Park, 80517

Fly Fishing at Estes Park Mountain shop

Fly Fishing at Estes Park Mountain shop

Rocky Mountain National Park and the surrounding areas are home to many small rivers, creeks and pristine alpine lakes! We boast four different species of trout in the immediate area - Rainbow, Brown, Brook and the once thought to be extinct and unique to the area, Greenback Cuthroat trout.

Let us take you out for a half or full day trip.  Our guides are patient, trained professionals eager to teach the art of fly fishing. It doesn't matter if you are new to the sport or a seasoned angler needing a guide to show you some of our favorite spots, we have a lot to offer for all abilities.

All of our trips are privately booked for your party. A maximum of 3 to1 client to guide ratio ensures a safe and quality experience. Larger groups can be split to multiple guides.

2050 Big Thompson Ave

Estes Park, CO 80517

970-586-6548

Website

Fishing

Fishing

Fish a wild rivera gentle streama tranquil lake, or a private pond – everyone can enjoy it!The town of Estes Park is at the confluence of two rivers that flow from Rocky Mountain National Park — Big Thompson and Fall River. Two lakes and a marina (Lake Estes, Marys Lake, and the Lake Estes Marina) also provide good opportunities.Fly fishing in Rocky Mountain National Park is in a variety of rivers and alpine lakes, both roadside and hike in.Fall River in Horseshoe Park and the Big Thompson in Moraine Park are easy-access favorites.

Website

Paddle Boarding

Paddle Boarding

Paddle Board your way around Lake Estes which is right across the street from our campground.

Website

Estes Park Tramway

Estes Park Tramway

Ride to the top of Prospect Mountain on the historical tramway for a breathtaking view of the Estes Valley.

Website

ATV/OHV Riding

ATV/OHV Riding

Estes Park, Colorado is the perfect place to start your engines with hundreds of miles of breathtaking and exciting terrain practically made for ATV/Motorsports. Rent an ATV, motorcycle or OHV for the day or sign up for a guided tour through one of our knowledgable outfitters. Whatever you choose to do, there is nothing quite like exploring Estes Park, Colorado with a Rocky Mountain rush. For some of the best ATVing and OHVing around, check out some of Larimer County's favorite trails.

Website

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park's 415 square miles (265,807 acres) encompasses a spectacular range of mountain environments. From meadows found in the montane life zone to glistening alpine lakes and up to the towering mountain peaks, there is something for everyone to discover. Along the way explore over 300 miles of hiking trails and incredible wildlife viewing.

Website

Hiking/Backpacking

Hiking/Backpacking

Discover the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park on foot. Experience nature first hand with miles of scenic trails that are great for strolling or hiking. Whether you are up for a challenging overnight backpacking trek into pristine wilderness areas, or simply looking for a leisurely stroll through a wildflower-filled valley, you can have it your way on any of the hundreds of miles of trails available to hikers in Rocky Mountain National Park—no extra charge for the spectacular views!

Website

Cloud Ladder

Cloud Ladder

Kent Mountain Adventure Center's new Cloud LadderContact Us | KMAC Guides

Website

Jeep Tours

Jeep Tours

Jeep Tours in the Rocky Mountains.  Nuff said.

Website

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Need an adrenaline rush? There are very few locations in the United States that can surpass Estes Park and its surrounding areas for the climb of a lifetime.

Website

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

You're in cowboy country, so go ahead and saddle up! Horseback riding outfitters throughout the valley offer numerous guided rides-from 1-hour to 8-hour to overnight. Some offer breakfast or steak dinner rides. Others offer pack trips that take fishermen to remote lakes and streams. One ride even takes you back in time to an old homestead! All ages and levels of experience are welcome, even young children. Outfitters know their stock and pair them appropriately. Bringing your own horses? There are plenty of trails to check out, including those at Hermit Park Open Space.Sturdy mountain horses follow established trails across private lands, into the mountains and through the Roosevelt National Forest. Some even cross into Rocky Mountain National Park. In these wild areas, keep your eyes open for native wildlife, especially deer, elk and coyote, and interesting land formations. Witnessing it from the back of a horse offers a unique experience you won't want to miss.

Website

Pontoon Boats

Pontoon Boats

Gently pontoon boat your way around Lake Estes.  Wow, a relaxing boat ride on a mountain lake with wonderful views of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Website

Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater Rafting

Nothing beats the heady rush of racing down a swiftly flowing river in a trusty rubber raft. And there's no better place to experience the powerful thrill of Colorado Whitewater than in Grand and Larimer Counties –the birthplace of the mighty Colorado River. Whether you are an experienced rafter or first-time adventurer, you won't want to miss this exciting ride!

Website

Golfing

Golfing

Did you know that your golf ball will travel 20% further at altitude?  At 8,000 feet above sea level, the air is thin. And thinner air makes for a longer drive. Estes Park is the perfect place to unwind with a round of golf. We even add in a unique golfing hazard.  You get to golf around the herds of elk that frequent the golf courses.  It's a one of a kind experience.

Website

Mustang Mountain Coaster

Mustang Mountain Coaster

Experience the adrenaline rush from a gravity fed mountain coaster.  It's just around the corner from the KOA Campground.  Discount tickets availalbe in our store.

Website

Mountain and Road Bicycling

Mountain and Road Bicycling

From road biking in Rocky Mountain National Park, to the Stanley Park Bike Park, to 4WD roads and single track in surrounding National Forests, great mountain biking opportunities are all around Estes Park.

Website