Hiking in Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park

Welcome to Estes Park – gateway to the Rocky Mountains. Whether you want to get away from it all and relax or experience an exciting new adventure, Estes Park and the surrounding wilderness offers the perfect setting for your next fall or winter vacation. From skiing to sledding, this part of the Rocky Mountains certainly offers a variety of winter sports. But if you’re looking for something a little more low-key that the whole family will be able to enjoy, our Colorado hiking trails can’t be beat.

Stroll along a winding path and just see where it takes you, or gather the whole family and see if you can spot some local wildlife. From October to the very end of March, the cold months offer a tranquil yet exciting atmosphere for every type of explorer. You can take a snowshoeing tour through uncharted territory, spend the day searching for the ultimate sledding hill, or find the perfect place to build a snow fort. With hundreds of Estes Park hiking trails, you’re sure to find adventure around every corner.

Hiking in Colorado is a very popular pastime for visitors from all over the world. In fact, Estes Park hiking is becoming more and more popular among everyone from honeymooners to large families. Rocky Mountain National Park features Colorado hiking trails for beginners, experts, and everyone in between. But the truth is, if you’re a guest at The Stanley Hotel, you won’t have to go very far to find breathtaking views. Discover The Stanley Hotel’s beautiful surrounding gardens featuring a wide variety of seasonal blooms, fountains, and picture-perfect views. You’ll also love the magnificent Sculpture Garden – an incredible display of work from some of our favorite local artists!

Hiking in Colorado is a fun activity the whole family can enjoy together, but remember it’s important to prepare before setting out on the trail. Check out our online map of Estes Park and read the area information. Or simply give us a call! We’ll answer any questions you have about Colorado hiking trails, including directions, gear rentals, and more.