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High-Altitude Hiking Tips for Rocky Mountain National 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

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

Make the Most of the Season’s Final Snowfalls

  Spring comes a bit later here in Estes Park than other places throughout Colorado, thanks to our high altitude and the grand peaks that surround the valley. And although March 20th marks the first day of spring on the calendar, we’re still certain to see some snowfall throughout the area, which may come as… read more

Winter Activities In Estes Park

Newcomers to Estes Park might find themselves a bit overwhelmed when they first arrive. From the staggering beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park to the countless activities our quaint mountain village offers, you might not know where to begin. Here at Rams Horn Village Resort, we’d like to extend a little guidance and recommend a… read more

Interesting Facts About Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is an integral component to the fabric of Colorado. With its plethora of wildlife, grandiose peaks, and stunning, awe-inspiring scenery, it has become one of the most visited national parks in the country. You can’t fully grasp an understanding of our beautiful state until you’ve visited. Officially established on January 26,… read more

Snowshoeing In Estes Park

After the last leaf falls and the first flakes begin to drift down, many hikers hang up their boots and stoke the fire, ready to wait out the winter months. Although sitting by the fire with your family offers a distinct sense of peace and tranquility unparalleled in relaxation, the snow doesn’t mean you’re unable… read more

The Elk Rut Is In Full Swing!

  It’s that time of year again! It’s early October, and that means the elk rut is at its height. During the fall (usually from September to October), you’ll notice that the elk are behaving quite strangely around our Estes Park resort. That’s because it’s mating season for elk in the region—as the weather cools,… read more

A Guide to Animals in Rocky Mountain National Park

Here at Rams Horn Village Resort, our back yard is Rocky Mountain National Park. And alongside being just minutes from one of the most beautiful national treasures, we’re also smack dab in the middle of a habitat that numerous majestic mountain animals love to call home. Throughout Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) and Estes Park,… read more

All You Need to Know About Fall Colors in Estes Park!

The first day of fall is September 22, and along with the equinox, we can expect a flurry of color from the gorgeous aspen trees around Estes Park. As the days grow shorter, aspen trees throughout the area begin to turn red, orange, and golden yellow. It’s a grand display that only Mother Nature can… read more

Fall Is Right Around the Corner!

  It’s August. The temps are cooling down and folks are filtering out of Estes after the summer rush. Late summer means simpler times here in the Park. We love the lack of crowds, the warm weather, the turning of the leaves, and the lazy days spent relaxing here at the resort. If you’re thinking… read more