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Types of Trees Found in Estes Park: The Ponderosa Pine

Night Sky Above Rocky Mountain National Park

Rams Horn Village Resort offers the best cabins in Estes Park. From an outdoor pool and hot tubs to a full-kitchen and master suites, you will be sure to find a home away from home here. Below, we’ll dive into another tree found in Estes Park, the ponderosa pine. Call us today! TYPES OF TREES… read more

Types of Trees Found in Estes Park: The Quaking Aspen

Snow-Capped Mountains in RMNP

  Can you imagine a world without trees? Dark and gray it definitely would be. It would definitely be a world without as much beauty and color, especially when the leaves change and drop in the fall. It would be like winter all year long, but worse, because we wouldn’t have evergreen trees either. Rams… read more

Best ATV Trails in Estes Park, Part 2

Flowing Water in River of Estes Park

Since we have migrated to the cities, and every year, fewer of us live in the country, there is a part of us that yearns to go somewhere else that few others have gone, to be out in nature with no cell phones that beep, and to sit around a campfire at night, watching the… read more

Best ATV Trails in Estes Park, Part 1

ATV Trail With Vehicles

Being outdoors reinvigorates the soul. From the fresh air and superb sunshine to the pine forest scents and colors that warm your heart, nature brings us back to our roots and can ground us, especially if we’ve been caught up in the busyness of life. Perhaps there is no better place in the United States… read more

Things to Do in Estes Park with Kids, Part 2

Estes Park Welcome Sign

Estes Park, Colorado, is a beacon of outdoor activities and excitement. From visiting Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) to watching for stunning wildlife such as bald eagles and elk, there is so much to see and do when you visit Estes Park that the hard part will be to narrow it down. Rams Horn Village… read more

Things to Do in Estes Park with Kids, Part 1

Hikers Posing on the Trail

Estes Park, Colorado, is arguably one of the most beautiful places in the United States. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains and the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), Estes Park is definitely a bucket list destination. Founded in 1859, Estes Park is primarily a tourist destination, with millions venturing here every year to see… read more

Tips for Summiting Longs Peak Part II: The Keyhole Route Trail

Longs Peak Trail

If you have your eyes set on the summit of Longs Peak, then you’ve set your goals high — quite literally. This famous fourteener offers a 15-mile round trip hike along the Keyhole Route, a route which has over a mile of elevation gain, loose rock, steep slopes, narrow trails near sheer cliff faces, and… read more

Tips for Summiting Longs Peak, Part I: Preparation

Longs Peak From RMNP

Longs Peak is the pinnacle of mountains here in Rocky Mountain National Park — quite literally. The peak dominates the breathtaking landscape with its height topping out at 14,259 feet. And, as one of Colorado’s many “fourteeners,” Longs is well known for its difficulty. If you’re considering the trek to the top, you certainly have… read more

High-Altitude Hiking Tips for Rocky Mountain National Park

Hiking Trail Near Estes Park

While hiking may prove to be little more than a walk in the park for locals here near Rocky Mountain National Park, it can leave others gasping for breath — if not because of the sights then because of the altitude. For those who live at lower altitudes, Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) trails may… read more

May Wildflowers in Estes & RMNP

Hiking Trail in RMNP

If you’ve never made the trek to Estes Park, then you may not know about the prolific splendor of flowers that bloom here in the spring and summer. And as the snow has begun to melt, we can already see signs of new growth throughout Estes and Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). Here at Rams… read more