Do Estes Right

Do Estes Right

Estes Park is amazing! To get the most out of your time (visit) in this uniquely treasured destination, here are some insights from local expert Nick Mollé.

Do Estes Right
  • Timed Entry Permit System

    To protect and preserve the natural beauty of this
    pristine environment, Rocky Mountain National Park has initiated systems
    to optimize our experience. We simply need to plan ahead.

    Rocky has now implemented a timed entry permit
    system requiring reservations to access the Park
    during its b...

  • Parking and Shuttle Service

    Hello! My name is Vanessa and I am here to share what you need to know before you go downtown so that you can park and/or ride like a pro.

    While Estes Park does have limited parking, especially in the busiest summer months, we’ve been working really hard to offer a variety of parking and trans...

  • Keep Wildlife Wild

    This place is wild! Like really wild! Let’s keep it that way.
    Watching wildlife is a rewarding experience when done with respect and admiration. In this video, Nick Mollé will share some helpful wildlife viewing tips.

  • Leave No Trace

    We love this natural environment! And we will when we return. And so will those who come after us. ----If we leave no trace.

    Leave nothing behind but the pristine beauty. If you Pack it in, pack it out. Take your photos and your memories and enjoy the rewards of leaving it better than you found ...

  • Know Before You Go

    Nick Mollé wants you to be safe and know before you go.

    Stay back from the pack! Find a less visited trailhead or destination, try mid-week and definitely check out winter, spring or fall.

    Plan ahead and protect yourself, others, and the environment and you will Enjoy your visit.

  • Be Careful With Fire

    So you are enjoying an amazing vacation in the mountains. What would be better than the warm gathering around a campfire? What could go wrong?

    A lot if we are not careful. Even when we are fortunate enough to have those wonderful seasonal showers, Rocky Mountain National Park is always in stag...