Estes Park & Rocky Mountain National Park
Fall River Lodge is only a short 5 minute drive to the North Entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, or "Rocky" as the locals fondly refer to the park.
The park offers endless hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, fishing, wildlife watching and more. In the winter months, the crowds are thin and the park is great for show shoeing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, and more. Winter is also a great time for wildlife viewing as most of the animals come down from the high country to the relative warmth of the lower altitudes. Elk and Mule Deer are abundant all year and can be seen drinking out of the river from our property.
Of course, the area is a fisherman/fisherwoman's paradise. With Fall River running through the backyard, you won't have to go far. We even keep some rods in case you left yours at home.
If you're a hiker, you won't find a better destination than Rocky Mountain National Park. If you'd like a great guide book, we recommend a book written by local legend, Lisa Foster, which details all trails in RMNP and beyond. Visit her site to purchase the book, or you can find it in stores throughout Estes Park. Her website is also full of information about the area.
Estes Park is known as a quaint village with many unique shops and restaurants. The town also offers some of the more traditional fare, such as go carts, mini golf, horseback riding, hayrides, indoor rock climbing, and more.
In the winter, downhill skiing is not far and you can enjoy classic Colorado skiing in just under an hours drive.