Lily Lake Hike & Area – Rocky Mountain National Park & Estes Park Colorado

A great family hike in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park is Lily Lake, just outside of Estes Park, Colorado. Lily Lake is inside the boundaries of RMNP. But you do not have to go through the national park entrance to access this beautiful alpine lake. And it is a hop skip and a jump from Estes Park, Colorado! This easy accessible hike is great and the views are specular. We will also talk about the wildlife and things to see at Lily Lake. We will also show you a hidden Seven Keys Lodge right next to Lily Lake. A lodge that most visitors miss. Continue reading Lily Lake Hike & Area – Rocky Mountain National Park & Estes Park Colorado

man at river on bridge and bike. Looking at mountains in Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park Colorado

Estes Park, Colorado – A Summer Road Trip

Estes Park is a beautiful Rocky Mountain town in northern Colorado. It is known as the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) and home to all sorts of wildlife. In Estes Park or in RMNP you will find miles of trails for all levels. And of course, the Stanley hotel that inspired Steven King’s book and movie “The Shining.” Come along with us as we take you on a tour of the quaint Rocky Mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado. Continue reading Estes Park, Colorado – A Summer Road Trip

Estes Park & Rocky Mountain National Park Elk Rut

Recently a Woman was attacked by a bull elk on a sidewalk in Estes Park, Colorado. It is important that tourist visiting Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park understand that during the Elk Rut season the bulls are very aggressive. And you should never be near an elk herd at any time of the year. They are wild animals and become very aggressive during the Elk Rut. For safety reasons, a telephoto lens should be used when photographing any wildlife. Don’t spoil your trip or the safety of other travelers, by getting too close to wildlife. Recently a woman was attacked by a elk in Estes Park, Colorado because the crowd got to close when filming the herd. Continue reading Estes Park & Rocky Mountain National Park Elk Rut