With 11,000-foot peaks and nearly 150 alpine lakes, Rocky Mountain National Park inspires awe in all who visit. For many, it’s a place for thrill and adventure. For others, it’s an opportunity to slow down and reconnect with nature. Whatever your desire, visiting Rocky Mountain National Park is easy when you stay in our cabins near Estes Park! Continue reading below to learn more about our beautiful cabins near Estes Park!
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Hike the Trails
Rocky Mountain National Park offers over 350 miles of trails, ranging from flat lakeside walks to steep summit climbs. The visitor’s center can provide maps and guidance for your interest and skill level. Some favorites include the Emerald Lake Trail, which provides views of some of the prettiest alpine lakes, and the hike to Granite Falls, which boasts a variety of lush trees and a beautiful waterfall.
Family-Friendly Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park
The 0.8-mile Sprague Lake Trail is popular with families, thanks to its flat, easily accessible terrain. This trail encircles the water, providing fantastic views of the surrounding peaks, such as Half Mountain, Notchtop, Thatchtop, Hallett, Taylor, and Otis. Keep an eye out for moose and beavers, who love to frequent this body of water! This is one of the family-friendly trails that is accessible year-round, even throughout the winter months. The 0.7-mile Bear Lake trail is another favorite for families. Encircling the lake, there is plenty of scenery to take in along the way. Stop to rest or picnic along the route at one of the many benches provided.
For something with a bit more distance, consider exploring the Lake Estes Trail, which encircles Lake Estes. This 3.8-miletrail offers other options besides journeying on foot. Consider renting bicycles to enjoy the scenery from a different vantage point. Bike rentals are available at the adjacent Estes Park Marina.
During winter months, Old Fall River Road is closed to vehicular traffic, turning into a popular hiking spot. From Endovalley Picnic Area, hike up the road’s gentle slope approximately 1.4 miles to view Chasm Falls. When frozen, the waterfall creates an otherworldly backdrop. No matter the season, your family will find many places to explore in and around Estes Park!
Majestic Wildlife Viewing
Moose, elk, and bighorn sheep are among the many different animals you will see on your outings to Rocky Mountain National Park. And while you can spot wildlife from your car, you’re more likely to see them on foot. So put on your hiking shoes, grab your binoculars (and camera!), and soon enough you’ll be greeted by small birds and megafauna alike. With the abundance and diversity of wildlife in Rocky Mountain National Park, it’s no surprise wildlife viewing is its top-rated activity!
Eat and Drink at Delicious Estes Park Spots
Estes Park has everything you need to make your mountain vacation special – including awesome eateries! After spending the day adventuring in Rocky Mountain National Park, why not go out for dinner? Bird & Jim, Estes Park’s ingredient-driven restaurant focusing on seasonal and sustainable cuisine, is the perfect spot for a delicious meal. In the morning, check out Kind Coffee, located in the heart of Estes Park, which offers organic coffee and breakfast burritos. For a fun evening, head to Mama Rose, which offers one-cent bottles of wine if everyone in your party turns in their cell phones for the duration of the meal.
Your Dream Mountain Rental
Staying in one of our places to stay near Estes Park, CO when you visit Rocky Mountain National Park means you have the convenience of proximity to the park without sacrificing modern-day and luxurious amenities. Our cabins – roomy lodges surrounded by nature – feature private outdoor spaces, fully-equipped kitchens, and private hot tubs. As you sip your morning coffee, you’ll see stunning mountain views and feel the mountain air’s refreshing breeze. Some of our rental cabins sit right on the lake, giving you that extra sense of serenity.
Our Rocky Mountain National Park cabin rentals offer a spacious great room in which quality time can be spent after a day of exploring the trails. Characterized by soaring ceilings and two-story windows, the great rooms in these cabins make a dramatic impact. Set the tone for the evening by turning on the gas fireplace, settling into the plush sofa for a cozy evening. Above the fireplace you’ll find a wall-mounted Smart TV, equipped and ready for your entertainment. It’s also easy to disconnect from technology in order to reconnect with those you love throughout your Rocky Mountain National Park vacation. The serene setting in which these cabins are located inspires you to slow down time and find a new rhythm of ease.
Everything needed for your vacation in Rocky Mountain National Park is right on hand in these well-equipped cabins. Looking for more homes to browse in this location? Check out our Rocky Mountain National Park vacation rentals here!
Prepare a full breakfast from the well-appointed kitchen, where appliances, cookware, and tableware are all easily accessed. Stools pulled up to the kitchen peninsula offer a casual dining spot. With plenty of counterspace to spread out ingredients, whip up a picnic lunch to bring along on the day’s hike.
Whether you cover two miles or twenty on the best trails in Rocky Mountain National Park, you’re sure to be ready for a sound night’s sleep at the end of the day. Most of our Rocky Mountain National Park cabins offer two master suites from which to choose. One is located on the main level, while the other is accessed via a grand staircase in the great room. From the master bedroom, drift off to sleep in the comfortable king bed. An ensuite bathroom in each master adds additional convenience for families or couples traveling together. Custom features such as sliding barn doors and vessel sinks add modern touches that give each cabin a luxurious feel.
An Outdoor Lifestyle
Continue to embrace the outdoors even after you’ve retreated back to your Rocky Mountain National Park vacation cabin. These cabins boast a sprawling deck on which to relax and enjoy the views. Settle into the outdoor furniture to unwind and enjoy the clean mountain air. From the deck, your own private hot tub is easily accessible. These cabins also boast an outdoor gas fireplace, perfect for crisp evenings. You’ll quickly find yourself enjoying cups of coffee as you start your day with a leisurely morning on the deck, or cupping mugs of hot cocoa in the evenings next to the fireplace. Many of these cabins boast picturesque views of Lake Estes and the surrounding mountains, providing a scenic backdrop for your relaxing time outdoors. Whether you’re out exploring the park or you’re relaxing at your home away from home, it is easy to continue living the outdoor lifestyle that is characteristic of Colorado!
Thanks to these cabins’ location on the shores of Lake Estes, summer months put water activities right on your front doorstep. Glide through the water aboard a pontoon boat, fishing boat, or paddle boat, or get in a great workout as you enjoy the views from a canoe, kayak, or stand up paddle board. Pontoon boats, fishing boats, paddle boats, canoes, single and tandem kayaks, and stand up paddle boards are all available for rent from the Estes Park Marina during select months. Bicycles and pedal carts can also be rented to explore by land on the scenic path that loops around the lake. Whether on water or land, Estes Park embraces an active outdoor lifestyle!
Choose the Best of Estes Park Vacation Rentals
At Voyago, we curate only the finest properties in Estes Park and pride ourselves on offering exceptional hospitality to all of our guests. Browse one of our homes near Estes Park and contact us to book your reservation today!