Put your skills to work at Rocky Mountain Conservancy. There's no better way to show your love for Rocky Mountain National Park than by investing your time and unique skills. Check out Rocky Mountain Conservancy volunteer opportunities here and lend a helping hand.
Roosevelt National Forest surrounds Estes Park where Rocky Mountain National Park does not. It also affords generally less crowded, outdoor opportunities. Dogs are allowed in the national forest, along with mountain bikes and off-road vehicles. The views from national-forest land into the national park are spectacular!
Pick up a sack lunch at Rocky Mountain Deli to eat on the mountain.
Head Out on Horseback
Pick up a to-go sandwich or breakfast burrito at Kind Coffee to eat on the trail.