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Estes Park Visitor Center

500 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9649
+1 970-577-9900
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Good for parking

Out of all the visitor centres I have ever visited in the US over the years I have never met with... read more

Reviewed today
AnneChester
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Chester, United Kingdom
Very important first stop!

Having only 4 full days in Estes Park, our first stop was the Visitor Center. We were there early... read more

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KathernN
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Medina, Ohio
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500 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9649
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+1 970-577-9900
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"clean restrooms"
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"beautiful building"
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"helped us plan"
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"helpful information"
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"informative staff"
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"great information"
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"starting point"
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"bear lake"
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"the river walk"
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"stanley hotel"
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Reviewed today

Out of all the visitor centres I have ever visited in the US over the years I have never met with such indifference as we did from the member of staff we encountered here. Maybe we got her on an off day but she was...More

Thank AnneChester
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Reviewed yesterday

Having only 4 full days in Estes Park, our first stop was the Visitor Center. We were there early the first full day and talked with Kathy, who gave us ideas of what to see and showed us on the map where to go to...More

Thank KathernN
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visitors centers are usually interesting and informative and always have books, maps, etc. for sale.

Thank Cory J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had several free shuttles that allowed us to view areas of the park comfortably without having to drive and try to look around. Especially nice for seniors.

Thank Marlys K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here primarily for the restrooms but we were really happy we with the friendly staff. The had advise for visiting the RMNP and the surrounding area. Everyone was friendly and even though they probably answer the same questions a hundred times a day,...More

Thank Lisa60653
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful building w/restrooms and people to offer answers. Although I felt not knowing the area they should engage more to offer ideas. Very lovely people though.

Thank CaribbeanPrincess08
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend visiting here first, if you are going to go to Rocky Mountain National Park . They have a lot of information about the area and you can get the shuttle into the park from here. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here our first day in town. One of the people working here helped us plan our hikes. The folks working here are very helpful. You can also park here and ride the Hiker shuttle into the Park. Great option, no parking problems at...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of Information in the form of pamphlets and they were very helpful answering questions. A good place to start figuring out what you want to do.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to start your visit to Rocky Mountain National Park...nice new facility with everything needed to plan a great stay and staff is helpful.

Thank Tom W
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p0urpaty
10 May 2018|
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Response from Mar L | Reviewed this property |
Just to be clear, I think we are talking about two different visitor's centers here. These reviews are about the Estes Park Visitor's center in the town of Estes Park. It is free to park and free to visit. There is also a... More
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fwht2
15 February 2018|
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Response from Ale201362 | Reviewed this property |
There are some areas they keep closed in the winter time. We were there in December and there was a lot of snow. Check with the tourist info center and they will tell your for sure where can you drive. We drove the roads... More
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fwht2
2 November 2017|
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Response from Nama5 | Reviewed this property |
We visited early September so aren’t of much help. We saw several animals but no sheep.
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