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15 Years Of The Coolest Cars-15 Years Of Benefiting The Estes Park Museum

What is your coolest memory of the "coolest" car you ever owned or even saw? Museums preserve and present the past in exhibits inside a building where we view familiar items or those preserved in our memory through the stories of our parents or grandparents. Go OUTSIDE on July 4th in Bond Park and be prepared to step back in time and recall with fond memories those automobiles that caught your fancy as they ...

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Spring Runoff: Be Aware Of Swift And Rising Water

Heavy snowpack on the mountains above Estes Park always comes with the possibility of high rivers and streams in the spring. The rate at which melting snow travels down our rivers depends on the weather in the weeks to come. Warm temperatures in the high country and rainfall affect melting rates. Since high rivers are possible at any time, advance preparation is advised. River levels are monitored by staff ...

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Shuttle Access Only For Bear Lake Road Reconstruction

Through July 19 - Weekdays - In Rocky Mountain National Park In early 2012, a major road construction project began on the lower section of Bear Lake Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. Much work was completed in 2012, however much remains to be done. Bear Lake Road is one of the most popular scenic roads in Rocky Mountain National Park and provides year-round visitor access to a variety of wonderful recr ...

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Trail Ridge Road Opening May 23 For The Season

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park will open late morning today, Friday, May 24. The Mayors of Grand Lake and Estes Park will cut a ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the opening of the road that connects their two communities. Due to heavy melting on the road during the day and freezing temperatures at night, visitors should plan for likely night closures in their travel plans. Alpine Visitor Cen ...

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Be Aware & Use Caution During Elk Calving Season

Elk calving season takes place each spring. During this time, female elk, or cows, become irritable and highly protective of their young calves. Though they may look harmless, like the bull elk during the rut, cows are extremely dangerous during calving season. Known calving areas should be avoided and caution should be exercised at all times during calving season. The bird sanctuary along the Lake Estes Tr ...

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U.S. 34 & U.S. 36 Estes Park Intersection Reconstruction Project

Project Overview Beginning Monday, May 20, 2013 and lasting through Friday, May 31, 2013, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will start the first phase of a reconstruction project on the intersection of US34A/US34C/US36C in Estes Park, CO. This first phase of work includes drilling and installation of caissons for new traffic signals at each corner of the intersection. No work will be done bet ...

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Give Wildlife A Brake In The Estes Valley

It’s time to remind motorists to drive safely in wildlife-prone areas. In the Estes Valley at least four elk or deer have been hit by vehicles just in the last two weeks. This is a tragedy for both humans and the animals. The cows/does that were hit were most likely pregnant with calves/fawns. Just by being aware while driving, you can help prevent damage to your vehicle and/or help save the life of an elk, ...

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Senior Center And Museum Master Plan Process Nearing Completion

Preferred concepts to be presented May 14 The Estes Park Senior Center, 220 Fourth Street, and the Estes Park Museum, 200 Fourth Street, are in the final stages of a six-month Master Plan process to identify separate future development or re-development options for the Town’s Senior Center and Museum facilities. The third of three public meetings will be held at the Estes Park Museum, 200 Fourth Street, on ...

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