Category Archives: Hiking in Estes Park

Tips for Beating the Summer Heat on the Hiking Trail

Tips for Beating the Summer Heat on the Hiking Trail

Hiking is a great way to see a lot of beautiful natural sights and stay active, making it the perfect summer activity to do with your family, friends, significant other, or even by yourself—especially in Estes Park. It’s important though to be cautious of your environment and properly prepare for the weather conditions before you… Continue Reading

Four Easy Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

Four Easy Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

Chances are if you’ve chosen Estes Park as your vacation destination, one of your goals is to experience the organic beauty and astonishing landscapes the location has to offer! With easy access to Rocky Mountain National Park—only a few miles away from Misty Mountain Lodge—your best bet is to head out to conquer one of… Continue Reading

What to Do if You Spot a Moose

What to Do if You Spot a Moose

Plenty of wildlife make their home in the Rocky Mountains, including moose. There are about 2,500 moose living throughout Colorado, and you can frequently spot them grazing in low-lying valleys and wet areas near lakes. Keep in mind that while moose are pretty cool to look at, they can behave aggressively when they feel threatened—meaning… Continue Reading

Helpful Hiking Tips for Your Estes Park Vacation

Helpful Hiking Tips for Your Estes Park Vacation

Estes Park, Colorado, is a hiker’s paradise. With stunning landscapes and trails for all skill levels, experienced trekkers and total newbies alike are sure to have a great time. Here are some of our favorites: Wheelchair-accessible Lily Lake offers a pristine 0.8-mile loop the whole family will enjoy, along with opportunities to fish. Gem Lake… Continue Reading