- Our list of the best things to do in Estes Park, Colorado, features the top 83 nearby activities — including 49 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Estes Park, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 36 things to do within the city of Estes Park, CO , followed by 47 popular activities in nearby cities, including Grand Lake, Loveland, Longmont, Fort Collins, Allenspark, Montrose, Pueblo and Silverton
Devil's Backbone Nature Trail is a less than three miles stretch of a well-maintained dirt path which is good for a number of outdoor activities such as hiking, jogging, mountain biking and more. The trail also offers scenic views of Devil's Backbone and multiple rock formations.
Explore the stunning panoramic views of ponderosa pines and red rock cliffs when you visit Bobcat Ridge Natural Area. After a day of hiking, biking, or riding horseback on the looping trails, sit down at one of the picnic areas and enjoy the views.
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Shores of Grand Lake, Grand Lake, CO 80447 MoreLess Info
The Headwaters Marina Scenic Lake Tours is operated by the town of Grand Lake and features pedal boat, runabout, pontoons, and fishing boat rentals. Additionally, guided lake tours that include the stories and history of Grand Lake's residents are available.
Serving local boating enthusiasts for 60 years, Grand Lakes Marina offers boat rentals and chartered cruises for groups of up to 35. The marina also has a coffee shop, The Wake, open daily during the summer season for visitors.
Grand Lake Visitor Center offers visitors helpful information about the local area coupled with many suggestions regarding the local attractions which include wooden sidewalks, old historic buildings, the lakefront with an old preserved boathouse, among many others.