Black Dog Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Black Dog Inn Estes Park
Travel Blogs from Estes Park
... t staying in the park this time we are staying in nearby Estes Park as all the park sites were full. Instead we hit the main visitor centre to try to get an idea of what to do, this involved watching a film that offered no assistance whatsoever. The weather is windy and not too nice so our options are a tiny bit limited. In the end we opted to do a well-known drive up into the hills. Basically it was a 2 hour round trip through hills ...
... in it. We saw an osprey soaring overhead there. We went up and up some more and came to Dream Lake. Dream Lake was really long and it took us a while to get to the other end. There were people fishing at this lake. We saw a Clark's Nutcracker there. Then we went up an even steeper trail with lots of steps made of logs and stone. At the top we found Emerald Lake which is surrounded by steep mountains on ...
... a couple of hundred yards from the end of the snowbound trails I managed to get apex-over-base and slid off the trail. It all get a bit Benny Hill as the more I tried to get up the more I slide off the track until I ended up half way down the slope laughing ridiculously to myself.
After the Cub lake route I travelled up to the head of the park road to Bear Lake to do a few short trails up there. All were snowbound but it was mostly packed down so I only ...
... Lakes because the exterior is so similar but they said they aren’t related. Other oddities about the room are that there is no phone. I went to call the desk and nope…no phone. Weird. My biggest complain I think was my loud neighbors above us who got up and tromped around at 5:30 am both mornings. I would suggest staying in a 2nd floor room if you like your sleep because it was terrible. They were so loud and then it was as if ...
We rolled into tourist-town Estes Park about 6:00 for some "shopping" and dinner. There was a half-formed idea of finding presents for MIN's grandchildren, but we wandered up three blocks and down four and couldn't find a single thing we couldn't live without. Most of it you would have to pay us to take--and pay us a lot. We didn't do as well for dinner tonight; went to Poppy's Pizza and ...