Local Area Recreation Near Estes Park / Rocky Mountain National Park KOA Holiday
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
Estes Park Town Shuttle Service
The Town of Estes Park has shuttles that run from the end of June 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
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
Fish a wild river, a gentle stream, a 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.