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US Hwy 36 Closure To Start July 29

Phase 2 of the US 36 permanent reconstruction project will involve closing the road to thru traffic July 29 – Aug. 9. The road will open for the weekend to all traffic Aug. 2-4. Only local residents and businesses will be allowed past the checkpoints during the closure. Those residents are on Apple Valley Road, CR 71, Pinewood Springs, CR 80 (Longmont Dam Rd), Big Elk Meadows (CR 47), or residents along US ...

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The Elktones To Play Dick Orleans Memorial Fundraiser This Saturday!

The Elktones, Brad Fitch, Mark Rashid and Brad Doggett, will perform a concert honoring their bandmate Dick Orleans at the Elk Meadow Lodge, 1665 Highway 66, this Saturday, July 19 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Orleans, who was a regionally renowned musician and wildlife photographer, passed away suddenly in May. Orleans was particularly gifted at photographing pikas in Rocky Mountain National ...

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Rooftop Rodeo Week

There's non-stop, rip-roarin' cowboy action in store for rodeo fans at Estes Park's very own Rooftop Rodeo, a PRCA sanctioned event and one that has been recognized as the best small rodeo in the nation along with being named the top medium-sized rodeo in the Midwest. The Rooftop Rodeo Parade on Tuesday,  kicked off the six-day event and featured hundreds of horses, marching units, rodeo royalty, team hitch ...

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Estes Park Go 4th Festival Independence Day Weekend Celebration

Estes Park is the ideal all-American destination for Fourth of July celebrations. In addition to one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the state (always held on July 4), this quintessential Colorado mountain village offers a variety of family-friendly festivities and events specifically tailored for the holiday, in addition to an abundance of outdoor recreation activities. Arrive a day early to ...

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Town Of Estes Park Installs Electric Car Charging Stations

The Town of Estes Park recently installed two electric car chargers on the north side of the municipal parking lot. The chargers are located in two parking spots, designated by signs and the letters “EV” painted on the spaces. They are expected to be operational July 1. Charging will be offered free for the first year, followed by a tentative charge of $1 per hour for use in subsequent years. Normally it ta ...

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Gear-Up For Bike To Work, Bike To Play Week And Plan To Bike To Work June 25

Estes Park’s 2014 Bike to Work, Bike to Play week is June 21-28. Estes Park joins communities across the state to encourage residents to try bicycle commuting as a healthy and safe alternative to driving. Watch for updates on Bike to Work, Bike to Play festivities at www.visitestespark.com. Check out the lineup of activities -- there is something for all ages and abilities! June 21: • Kids Fun Ride 8 a.m. i ...

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US Hwy 36 Construction Schedule For Week of June 15th

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration - Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) are continuing construction on the U.S. 36 Emergency Flood Reconstruction project between Lyons and Estes Park. Phase 1 work is on track to be completed in early July, and Phase 2 will begin immediately following Phase 1. During the week of June 15, crews will be performin ...

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US Hwy 36 Daytime Construction Work Complete

Major blasting activities also complete LARIMER COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation announced the conclusion of daytime weekend construction work as part of the US 36 flood emergency repairs project. “We are in the process of completing Phase 1 of the project which included a significant amount of closures and weekend work to facilitate blasting activities. We have completed the major blastin ...

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