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Continued: Estes Park impressions: Fine Arts, Museums & Activities

Fine Arts & Activities

Estes Park residents and visitors have long valued fine art, music and theater.
The area is the home of the famous Rocky Ridge Music Center; the summer Estes Park Music Festival series; the Estes Park Music Festival Sunday afternoon concert series; the Estes Park Center/YMCA of the Rockies summer-long festival of music and entertainment; and regional theater companies; There is also a popular chuck wagon dinner theater featuring western-style music and entertainment.

Oils, acrylics, gouache/watercolor, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry and woven creations are among the art forms by world-renowned artists who display their work in numerous studios and galleries.

Museums & Points of Interest

Visitors to the area can learn more about the area, its history, wildlife and resources by visiting any of the museums and points of interest in the Estes Park area. They include:

Lake Estes Hike & Bike Trail

travels around Lake Estes 3¾ miles from the Estes Park Visitors Center to the Lake Estes Marina and along the causeway to Mall Road, finally connecting below the dam. The 10' wide concrete trail features riparian (bird friendly) vegetation. Summer restroom facilities are available adjacent to the golf course and at the Marina as well as at the Visitors Center year-round. The stretch from the Visitors Center to the Marina boasts a fishing pier and is wheelchair accessible.

Alpine Visitors’ Center

features tundra exhibits near the high point of Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Enos Mills Cabin & Nature Trails

An 1885 cabin museum with memorabilia of the famous naturalist.

Estes Park Museum

with its Stanley Steamer, homestead cabin, and original Park headquarters building.

MacGregor Ranch Museum

A family’s collection of ranch equipment, household belongings and clothing from 1860 to 1950. The MacGregor Ranch is living history and is still operated as a working ranch. It is one of the area’s earliest homesteads and provides a glimpse of what ranching and mountain living were like

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