Estes Park Activities
Restore the mind with a restful night’s sleep at the Golden Leaf Inn, and rejuvenate the body with one of the many revitalizing activities found in Estes Park or the surrounding, scenic wilderness. Whether the wildlife or the mountains are calling, guests should give into the urge to roam through Rocky Mountain National Park or engage in a hiking, biking, canoeing, snowshoeing or snowmobiling adventure. The official Estes Park Visitor Guide found here is the guide for daytime entertainment. At nighttime our voyagers can return to the Golden Leaf Inn and let us do what we do best: provide a place of dreaming and healing to prepare them for life’s next adventure.
Relax in our Hot Tub
Snowshoe in RMNP
View Bull Elk Fights
At the Golden Leaf Inn we want guests to make the most of their stay in Estes Park, which is why they are encouraged to contact Monica, the Innkeeper, with questions related to the rest and relaxation or the trip planning. Below are additional resources to aid in the planning process.
- Outdoor Recreation: There are endless recreational opportunities for the tame of heart and daring listed here.
- Shopping and Dining: Downtown Estes Park offers a variety of shops and restaurants to satisfy every taste! Guests can explore shopping options here and dining options here or contact Monica to request a restaurant guide and coupons.
- Transportation: The nearest shuttle stop is conveniently located a 10 minute walk from the Golden Leaf Inn Shuttle schedules and additional information are discoverable here.
Summer Farmers Market
Local Taffy Shop Downtown
Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride
Estes Park Events
Experience all of the excitement that Estes Park has to offer by partaking in an event or festival that will turn the mountain getaway into the memory of a lifetime. Signature events include Jazz Fest, Autumn Gold, Elk Fest, the Fall Back Beer festival and many more. The official Calendar of Events found here is your first vacation destination. The combination of community events, special events, festivals and exhibitions offer a variety of entertainment options for vacationers of all ages. Complete the event celebration by booking a stay at the Golden Leaf Inn! We are committed to enriching each visit by providing a peaceful place of repose.
Roof Top Rodeo
Downtown Glow Parade
Estes Park Summer Festivals and Events:
April 30-May 3 Stanley Film festival @ The Stanley Hotel
May 23 -25 Memorial Day Art Market @ Bond Park
May 29-31 Windows to the West-Fine Art Show
June 6 & 7 Jazz Fest & Art Walk @ Proformance Park
June 13 & 14 Estes Park Wool Market @ Fairgrounds at Stanley Park
June 18-21 Rocky Mountain Irish Gathering
June 20 Estes Park Marathon
June 27-28 Scandinavian Midsummer Fest
July 4th Car Show & Fireworks Show
July 6-12 Rooftop Rodeo week
July 6 Rooftop Rodeo Parade
August 1 Rocky Mountain half marathon
August 8 Estes Park Heritage Fest @ bond park
August 15 & 16 Estes Park Wine Festival
August 22 Rocky Mountain National Park Free Park day
September 4 Rocky Mountain National Park Rededication Celebration
September 5 & 6 Labor Day Arts & Crafts
September 10-13 Scottish Irish Highland Fest
September 12 Scottish Parade
September 19 & 20 Fine Arts & Crafts
September 26 & 27 Autumn Gold Fest
September 26 RMNP Free Day
September 26 Running of the Bulls 5K
October 3 & 4 Elk Fest
October 17 Pumpkin & Pilsners Fest
October 31 Fall Back Beer Fest
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