A nice, family friendly experience awaits you at the Riverwalk in downtown Estes Park. This scenic riverwalk is nestled along the mighty Fall and Big Thompson Rivers. These majestic rivers come out of Rocky Mountain Natural Park and then converge in the middle of beautiful Estes Park! There is much to see and do all along the rivers. A one-mile paved pathway is lined with trees and perfect for an easy stroll any time of day. Art, bronze animal sculptures, and murals contribute to the creative ambiance of the area. As you walk, you’ll listen to the serene and tranquil soundtrack of the river. Many shops and boutiques dot the area along the river. Get some retail therapy in and pick up a memento to remind you of the Riverwalk in Downtown Estes Park!
Local Shopping & Dining at Riverwalk in Downtown Estes Park
The Riverwalk starts at the visitors center which is the perfect place to begin. Familiarize yourself with the origin story of the area and learn all about what you’ll be seeing as you make your way along the Riverwalk. Making a stop at the local restaurants is encouraged. But if you happen to be able to pack a picnic lunch, there are benches and picnic tables along the water just perfect for taking a break and fueling up for more fun. Nothing beats enjoying good food shared in a beautiful place! The Riverwalk can provide that for you.
or your next pick-me-up, enjoy coffee served with a smile at Kind Coffee. This cute, corner café features a variety of menu options along with outdoor seating by the river. You’ll find that kindness is made in every cup at Kind Coffee! Choose from their selection of house lattes. Sip on the Emerald Lake latte, which features white chocolate and pistachio. Or the Alpine Miele which features vanilla, cinnamon and honey. Both can be enjoyed hot or iced, but especially while watching the river cascade through the trees!
During the warmer months, allow your stroll down the Riverwalk to lead you to George Hix Riverside Plaza. There are a variety of fun events held here at different times of the year. Summertime is known to have live music. Soak up the sights while enjoying live music and good company in beautiful surroundings.
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A visit to the Estes Park Riverwalk is a must. Take in the sights at your leisure while spending time with the people you love when you stay in our amazing Estes Park rentals. Contact us today to learn more!