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Rocky Mountain National Park Proposes Changes In Entrance & Camping Fees

Rocky Mountain National Park is proposing a change in its’ current entrance fees. Because of Rocky’s proximity to the populated Colorado Front Range, the park is proposing to add a single day pass to the existing option of fees. This “Day Use Pass” would remain at $20 while the weekly pass would increase to $30 for those visitors who intend to enjoy the park for multiple days. The park is proposing that the ...

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Larimer County 43 Reconstruction Begins – Expect Traffic Delays

Reconstruction is under way on Larimer County Road 43 (CR43). The reconstruction involves the permanent, accelerated reconstruction of 9.5 miles of roadway between Drake and Glen Haven. Construction work along County Road 43 will start next week with excavation and right-of-way clearing activities taking place between mile markers 7 and 10, the area between the Crosier Mountain Trailhead and Glen Haven. Ple ...

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Pumpkins and Pilsners Saturday, October 11

Fall is such an amazing time in Estes Park, why not soak up the views, sip on some local autumn themed beer and let the kids have a blast playing outside? The goal of this event is to offer a little something for people of all ages. There is no admission fee and all the kids activities are free! There will be beer, food/beverages and pumpkins available for purchase. Speaking of pumpkins, this is a great opp ...

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Estes-Flatiron Project Engages Local Citizens In Environmental Review

In Estes Park and Loveland, people interested in the Estes-to-Flatiron Transmission Lines Rebuild Project attended drop-in learning sessions to learn more about the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, or Draft EIS for short, which was released Sept. 19. The project will upgrade two 115-kilovolt transmission lines that transfer power between Flatiron Reservoir and Estes Park in Larimer County, which were b ...

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Elk Fest In Estes Park This Weekend

 To celebrate the annual elk rut and learn about the "wapiti," the Native American name for elk, Estes Park is now set to host the 17th Annual Elk Fest in Bond Park and the surrounding area. The festival is free except for small fees for the elk bugling contest and elk viewing bus tours. The festival features bugling contests, educational areas, exhibits, the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, elk seminars, a M ...

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Open houses planned for “Downtown Estes Loop” road realignment project

The Town of Estes Park, together with its partners - Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) - are initiating the project development process including public outreach, environmental analysis and preliminary engineering for the downtown road realignment project - "the Downtown Estes Loop." The project includes three primary roadways: Elkhorn Avenue, Mo ...

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Sunrise Rotary’s Autumn Gold Festival This Weekend

Hungry attendees consume 2,100 brats and 400 hot dogs on the average festival weekend, while cold beer is also on the menu at Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary’s 21st Annual Autumn Gold Festival September 20-21, 2014 in Estes Park’s Bond Park.  This year Cowboy Brad kicks off the festival on Saturday when he performs John Denver standards. Next up an Elvis impersonator will take you back to the Fifties. Last on t ...

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