Visitor Centers

Photo of Alpine Visitor Center in early June with snow up to the roof.
Alpine Visitor Center

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Alpine Visitor Center
Hours
10:30 am to 4:30 pm daily (weather permitting)

Location
Fall River Pass at the junction of Trail Ridge and Old Fall River roads. Check the status of Trail Ridge Road by calling 970-586-1222.

Activities
Learn about the alpine tundra. Purchase gifts and books. Eat a snack. Accessible restrooms and vault toilets available.

 
Photo of visitors strolling up the walkway to Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.
Beaver Meadows Visitor Center

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Beaver Meadows Visitor Center

Hours
8 am to 5 pm daily

Location
U.S. Highway 36, three miles west of the town of Estes Park

Activities
Watch a 20-minute park film. Get oriented with the topographical relief map of the park. Ask a ranger what to do in the park. Purchase gifts. Accessible and family restrooms available. Free public WiFi.
 
Photo of Fall River Visitor Center with Deer Mountain in the background.
Fall River Visitor Center

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Fall River Visitor Center
Hours
9 am to 5 pm daily

Location
U.S. Highway 34, five miles west of the town of Estes Park

Activities
Learn about wildlife. Ask a ranger what to do in the park. Buy a book. Help your kids "Discover" Rocky in a special hands-on exhibit. Accessible and family restrooms available. Next door you can eat a meal and buy gifts. Free public WiFi.

 
Photo of Kawuneeche Visitor Center under a bright blue sky.
Kawuneeche Visitor Center

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Kawuneeche Visitor Center

Hours
8 am to 5 pm daily

Location
One mile north of the town of Grand Lake on the east side of Trail Ridge Road/ US Highway 34 at the entrance to the park

Activities
Watch a 20-minute film on the park (shown on request). Get oriented with the topographical relief map of the park. Learn about the Colorado River and its people. Buy a book. Reserve wilderness camping sites. Accessible restrooms available. Free public WiFi.
 
Photo of Moraine Park Visitor Center with the US flag flying out front.
Moraine Park Visitor Center

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Moraine Park Discovery Center
Hours
9 am to 4:30 pm daily

Location
Bear Lake Road, 1.5 miles from the Beaver Meadows Entrance.

Activities
See natural history exhibits. Walk a half-mile nature trail. Buy a book. Accessible.

 
Photo of a park ranger assisting a visitor at Sheep Lakes Information Station.
Sheep Lakes Information Station

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Sheep Lakes Information Station
Hours
9 am to 4:30 pm daily (weather permitting)

Location
1.8 miles west of the Fall River Entrance on US Highway 34 in Horseshoe Park.

Activities
Watch for park wildlife that frequent the area including elk, bighorn sheep, badgers, and coyotes.

 
Holzwarth Historic Site
Open for tours daily through September 7, from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm.
The site can be visited year-round. However, there is no access to the interior of the buildings in the winter.

Location
On the west side of Trail Ridge Road/US Highway 34, about seven miles north of the Grand Lake Entrance Station. The lodge buildings are reached by a half mile walkway from the parking lot. A walking path connects the various buildings.

Activities
Tour a 1920's-era dude ranch for a taste of early homesteading and tourism. Buildings are open for tours during the summer. Otherwise, visitors may view the exteriors of the buildings and the grounds.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Phone:

(970) 586-1206
Have questions? We've got answers! Call 8am–4:30pm Mountain Time to speak with park staff (recorded information after hours). For Trail Ridge Road status, call (970) 586-1222.

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