Around The Lodge


Getting outdoors and co-mingling with nature is what life in Colorado is all about. There are two great sites/apps that host a slew of information and locations: and But here are some of our and other lodge mate favorites:


Horsetooth Falls

Bobcat Ridge National Area

Devil’s Backbone

Round Mountain Nature Trail

Duncan’s Ridge


Horsetooth Falls

Storm Mountain

Sheep Mountain Trail

Sullivan Gulch Trail

Howard Trail


Palisade Mountain

Crosier Mountain Trail

Sky Pond via Glacier Gorge Trail

Chasm Lake


White Water Rafting

Rapid Transit Rafting – Estes Park, CO

A Wanderlust Adventure – Laporte, CO

Mountain Whitewater – Fort Collins, CO

Mad Adventures – Kremmling, CO

Rock Climbing

Mountain Project

Big Thompson Canyon

Devil’s Gulch

Cow Creek Canyon

Estes Park Valley

Lumpy Ridge

Twin Owls

Rocky Mountain National Park


Horseback Riding

Estes Park Outfitter

Elkhorn Stables

Mountain Magic Ranch

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch


Off Road Adventures

Experience stunning views secluded back country trails, and more, on a rental ATV or Jeep. It’s a unique adventure, great family fun and something you will never forget.


Boat Rentals 

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon or evening on beautiful Carter Lake. Fish for lake trout, perch, bass or walleye. Take the family out on a pontoon. Enjoy a bite and a beverage at the lakeside grille.


Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky has something for everyone! Whether you delight in the challenge of a hike or prefer to sit quietly and watch the wildlife, or you may want to drive Trail Ridge Road the park offers a great diversity of activities for you to enjoy.


Doggie Daycare

Although we love dogs our policy is very clear in that even if your fur-baby is the most well behaved one ever, if you will be away for a long period of time, please pamper them with their own spa vacation.


K-9 Island

Estes Park

Linda’s Pet Care Services



There are plenty of locations to cast a line and we will not be able to list everything you need to know but we have gathered up some information to assist you in building the biggest fish story you have ever told; so far.


Big Thomson River (*wink wink)
Boedecker Lake
Boyd Lake
Carter Lake
The Horseshoe Reservoir
Lake Estes
Lon Hagler Reservoir
Loveland Lake
Pinewood Reservoir
Rocky Mountain National Park
… and so many more!


Adults and children over 16 are required to have a fishing permit. They are available at JAX and Walmart in Loveland or online with additional information provided by Colorado Parks & Wildlife.


We do have a small assortment of fishing equipment that may be borrowed but we only have a limited quantity, and it may not be the quality you are dreaming of for your angling experience. Elkhorn Fly Shop in Loveland or ignore the gear and take a tour with Kirks Flyshop in Estes Park