Coyote Mountain Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Estes Park
... mountain into Horseshoe Valley (the spot where we started our tour of the park last night). So far, no wildlife to speak of, but the infinite vistas make up for that. (For those of you unfamiliar with the park, here is the park map. We were basically down in the southeastern part of the park today.) This was The Sublime part of the day.
We were both pretty tired from some long driving days and some late nghts, so we decided ...
... as they had last time so after a while we headed up to the Visitor Centre and had lunch while a storm passed. Great views again but cloudy and a bit misty. After that we stopped at a large patch of snow and the kids had a chance to feel it and walk in it. Miles was shocked by the cold but I think they got the idea. He had his umpteenth outdoor 'potty stop' and then we headed for home ...
... Dawson started to cry and say that he was not feeling well. I think that his nerves got the best of him. We encouraged him to continue on, and Riley offered to lead his horse so he wouldn’t have to hold the reins. Dawson seemed to calm down a bit. It was amazing how these horses could just climb up these rocky trails and walk on some thin trails along the ridge. Macaroni did not seem to like getting his feet wet, so he seemed to avoid all of the ...
... E/W) the park and was finished in 1920. It remains how it was then, very steep and precipitous with many hairpin turns. Soon after it was finished Trail Ridge Road was built, which is a lot wider and straighter. Trail Ridge Road is still today the highest continuously paved road in the US. And it is high. Now, Old Fall River Road is a one-way road up into the mountains. People hike up it and bike up it and you can SLOWLY drive up it. Unfortunately, today it was closed ...
... out and the sky was lovely and blue. I took some more photos and then went into the bar. After having a drink, we decided to head back into town for a quick meal.
The weather reports are not looking good for tomorrow, but we will get information from the Rocky Mountain National Park Visitor’s Centre before venturing into the park tomorrow. We finally returned to the hotel and sitting on the ground, just near ...