Winter in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park, Fall River Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517 - Search Nearby - Added by Kristian Champagne

Bring your boards and skis and shred some powder.

The former Hidden Valley Ski Area is open to sledders, skiers, snow boarders, and snowshoers. There is no longer a lift so you must walk yourself up the hill. A restroom is at the bottom of the hill by the parking lot. On most weekends when there's an attendant, a warming room is also available. The park does not rent equipment but there are several outdoors shops in Estes Park that rent equipment. Be sure to layer up with insulating, waterproof clothing, wear sunglasses, use sunscreen and carry water. Winter winds can scour the area, causing conditions to vary, so call the park Information Office for the latest information, 970-586-1206. Also make sure that you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle if the road are icy.

Activities

Fitness, Snowboarding, Chillin, Photography, Skiing, Snowshoeing

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildlife

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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