Rocky Mountain Park Inn
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Travel Blogs from Estes Park
.....sniff.... we had to leave colorado springs today......sniff..... The drive to estes park got darker and colder and darker and colder. We stopped in boulder ( another place I wanted to see) and the clouds were so low that you could barely see the mountains. We had lunch at eggs n things to warm up a bit before looking for a walmart ( yes …
... open when we got there. The alternative was to drive down to I70 and take that through Denver, something we didn’t want to do.
We were in luck; the road was open when we got there at about 1:00. We started into the park and after about 15 minutes we encountered a mama moose and her baby. A lot of cars were stopped on the road taking pictures and the mother ran across the road leaving her baby on the other side. You could see that it was ...
Doug- We are not city people, so getting into a national park was what we needed. I was here 15 years ago on a back packing trip (some of my clothes and equipment came back with me) but I did not drive the road to the alpine zone. Incredible scenery and we saw moose, elk, bighorn sheep and two coyotes. No bears or mountain lions to ...
... where, like in every college town I visit, I wondered why I didn't attend the University of insert state). We followed US 36 northward and for 15 minutes or so we drove with the beginning of the Rockies on our left and nothing but the plains stretching out to Kansas on our right. It was incredible. Then we headed up into the hills and towards Estes Park and the campground. When we turned off of 36 into our campground, Jellystone Park, the putt putt course ...
... for some photos. We started our climb through the mountains and we were lucky enough to witness some of the most amazing scenery I have ever seen. It was truly spectacular. We crossed the Continental Divide for the second time and stopped for more photos. We did the same at Milner Pass and saw a frozen lake. I was still in a t-shirt but not for much longer as the temperature was starting to decline rapidly. Our next stop was the Alpine Visitors Centre on Trail Ridge which ...