"Lakes & Meadows" Rocky Mountain National Park Half-Day Tour

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On the Estes Park side of Rocky Mountain National Park, this tour visits lakes and meadows rich in history and frequented by wildlife. View waterfall, spectacular scenery, mountain lakes, and towering, dynamic vistas.

Duration:  3 hours, 30 minutes
Cancellation:  1 day
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-Your guide will take you to spectacular views from the lower valley in the comfort and safety of your own vehicle

  • The tour includes stops at amazing locations like Sheep Lakes, where big horn, elk, and moose are often present
  • See the Alluvial Fan Horseshoe Falls, breath-taking views from Many Parks Curve, Moraine Park’s massive meadow with an amazing backdrop, and Sprague Lake, our favorite place in RMNP
  • The lower valley tour will leave you with personal and photographic memories lasting a lifetime without the high altitude travel of Trail Ridge Road

What's Included

  • Our team of guides are experienced in the outdoors, have extensive knowledge of Rocky Mountain National Park, and are personable in their approach.
  • Multiple stops with information and education about RMNP history, geology, ecology, and wildlife.
  • At these lower elevations, our guide, per your request, will drive your vehicle so you can enjoy the journey.

Additional Information

There will be a fee of $30 to enter the park, which is not part of the reservation fee.

  • Timed-Entry reservations are NOT required
  • Throughout the season, the weather is unpredictable at higher elevations, so we recommend bringing layers of clothes and, depending on the time of year, please dress for both warm and colder temperatures.
  • All guides are vetted and recruited for their abilities and experience in RMNP. Each guide goes through a training process, is CPR and First Aid certified, and contributes to the quality of the experience.


  • Minimum of 2 guests
  • When viewing wildlife, we follow the RMNP recommendations of staying at least 75 feet from deer, elk and bighorn sheep and 120 feet from moose or bear.
  • Smoking is not allowed on the tour.
  • Pets are up to the guests but know that dogs are only allowed in parking lots and picnic areas in RMNP. Otherwise, dogs must remain in the car.
  • We require an Acknowledgement of Risk, Photo Release, and Verification of Car Insurance.

Cancellation policy

We offer a full refund if canceled prior to 24 hours of the tour. If you must cancel within 24 hours of the tour, contact us directly and we will either reschedule or offer a 50% refund.

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Meeting location:  510 Moraine Ave


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