Spruce Lake RV Park
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We always enjoyed staying here for a night or two prior to roughing it in RMNP. After the flood, however, things have gone downhill a bit.
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Colorado has always been our favorite place to vacation/camp. And Estes Park, home of Rocky Mountain National Park, is our favorite area. Roughing it is part of the adventure since there's no running water or electricity on our site. This year our self contained DC power was out of whack too, adding to the fun. We did all of our cooking outside on …
The day after we left Yosemite, there was a fire. The day after we drove through Nevada, they had flash floods. The day we arrived in Salt Lake City, it was storming and there were threats of flash floods. So the first thing we heard on the news this morning was that several passes over the Rocky Mountains were closed due to snow last night. Our …
... out and have a lay down. We lay down in the tent, but find our selves heating up as the sun is fierce, so we can’t even fall asleep or manage to have a nap.
We get pretty hot quickly so we change into summer clothing and decide to sit at our campground table provided and lap up some sun. But this only lasted about 5minutes, the sun was so hot, we decided to go and rest in our car in the shade. We sit in the car like weirdo’s and hang out for as long as ...
... Coming down was MUCH better than going up but I'm not sure why. This was one of the coolest things we've ever done. The views were indescribable. We saw an elk, several deer, lots of goats, what I think were groundhogs, and very tame chipmunks.
We came down from the mountain around dark and had supper at Tommy Knocker brew pub and drove home. I'm almost too tired to climb in the bed but I wanted to get all of this down before I forgot something. Life is great!
Hiked to Gem Lake, relatively easy climb with great views over Estes Lake and Long's Peak. Around 3.5 miles round trip 2+ hours
Back for brekky then into the Park for some sightseeing
Beaver Meadows & Fall River Road Visitor's Centre.
Walked part way to Alberta Falls
Shopping in Estes Park
Pulled Pork and Ribs at BBQ restaurant