Driving Directions from the East
From Denver via Boulder/Hwy 36
Distance: 66 mi 106 km
From Denver via Hwy 66
Distance: 71 mi 114 km
From Denver via the Peak to Peak Scenic By-way
Distance: 108 mi 174 km
From Loveland via Hwy 34
US 34 through the Big Thompson Canyon between Loveland and Estes Park is now open to all traffic. Construction will continue in the canyon this summer and throughout the fall, and drivers could encounter up to 20-minute delays until paving and final touches are completed. Learn more.
Driving Directions from the West
From I-70 west of Denver
Distance: 61 mi 98 km
From Kremmling / Hwy 40
Distance: 42 mi / 66 km
The Denver area and Granby are both served by Greyhound bus service.
By Public Transportation
Bustang to Estes
The Bustang is back and Rocky Mountain National Park is pleased to partner with CDOT again this summer. CDOT's Bustang to Estes Route will be providing summer seasonal transportation service to Rocky Mountain National Park's Park & Ride Transit Hub on Saturdays and Sundays beginning May 27 through October 1, 2023. At Park & Ride, Bustang riders can transfer to the park's Bear Lake or Moraine Park Shuttles to reach destinations along the Bear Lake Road Corridor.
All Bustang riders coming to Rocky Mountain National Park should be prepared to spend their day outside. There are no stores or food services available within the park. Bustang riders are advised to bring full water bottles, food for the day, footwear and comfortable clothing for hiking (including a jacket and rain gear) sun protection/sunscreen, and a hat.
Last updated: May 24, 2023