Top 7 Ski Resorts In Estes Park, Colorado - Updated 2024

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The mountain town of Estes Park in Colorado is the gateway to Rocky Mountains National Park. It is a winter wonderland of adventurous activities such as sledging, ice climbing, splitboarding, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, and more. You have many ski areas located in and near the city, such as Echo Mountain, Eldora, and more. These ski resorts have slopes for all levels of skiers, experienced to newbies. What’s more, there are family skiing areas as well, making Estes Park a perfect winter getaway with your family. So, what are you waiting for? Check out the top ski resorts in Estes Park, Colorado, for great stays.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to ski slopes and equipment. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 28, 2024.

1. The Historic Crag's Lodge By Diamond Resorts (from USD 160)

Offering cross-country skiing onsite, Historic Crag’s Lodge is one of the best skiing resorts around. The resort has been around since 1914, though now furnished with modern amenities such as a year-round hot tub, seasonal outdoor pool, and a superb restaurant. What’s more, there’s even free hot chocolate, hot tea, and coffee to enjoy on breaks! And for apres-ski, there’s a billiards room.

What’s great about this place is that it has villa-style rooms, which come with kitchenettes equipped with fridges, microwaves, and dining areas. Flatscreen TVs, modish bathrooms, and striking views complete the place.

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The Historic Crag's Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 300 Riverside Drive
13.92 km (8.7 mi) from Rocky Mountain National Park

Parking Restaurant 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry

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2. The Ridgeline Hotel, Estes Park, Ascend Hotel Collection (from USD 295)

Located near Lake Estes, this hotel is one of the most scenic ski resorts around. The luxurious place doesn’t skimp on any facilities and features a heated indoor pool for a warm dip after a day spent on the cold mountainside. It also has an on-site restaurant with happy hour specials and a game room with video games, foosball, and billiards.

You’ll love the rooms here, which are equipped with coffeemakers, free Wi-Fi, and huge windows. The best ones are the poolside rooms which have balconies. The hotel is about 11 mi (17.7 km) from Longs Peak.

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Holiday Inn Estes Park, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 101 S Saint Vrain Ave
15.17 km (9.5 mi) from Rocky Mountain National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

3. Loft of Estes Park (from USD 82)

If you’re a group of six friends or family looking to ski in Estes Park, then this sprawling one-bedroom loft is ideal. Kent Mountain Adventure Center is nearby so you can go skiing any time. The loft even has a balcony with wonderful town views. The double beds in the bedroom and living room can sleep up to four people.

The living room with a cable TV is the perfect place to hang out together, while the kitchen is well-equipped for you to whip up meals. A modern bathroom and a washing machine ensure that you can comfortably stay for a long time.

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Loft of Estes Park - Permit #6059

Wifi Available

14.0 km (8.7 mi) from Rocky Mountain National Park

Parking Non-smoking rooms Fishing Internet services Massage Hiking Cycling Bowling

4. Mount Meeker 26B Condo (from USD 121)

Are you travelling to Estes Park with your children? Then this contemporary one-bedroom apartment with all comforts is perfect for a family. It lies near both Kent Mountain Adventure Center and Longs Peak ski park. The apartment has a balcony to enjoy the outdoors.

The bedroom and two bathrooms aside, there’s a well-equipped kitchen where you can easily whip up meals, which comes in especially handy if you have kids with you. The best bit? There’s even a children’s playground right outside, so your kids will never be bored.

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Mount Meeker 26B Condo

Wifi Available

12.86 km (8.0 mi) from Rocky Mountain National Park

Parking Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Skiing Free parking Internet services

5. Castle Mountain Lodge

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Choose to stay in a room or a cosy cottage nestled along Fall River among the towering pines at Castle Mountain Lodge. Go hiking and fishing in the creek during the day and gather around the barbeque at night to grill your catch for the day. The lodge even offers access to great guiding services for newbie skiers so they can go skiing!

Most of the accommodations come with wood-burning fireplaces, bubbling hot tubs, free Wi-Fi, and kitchens.

Castle Mountain Lodge

Address: 1520 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517, United States

Travelers Review: Excellent 4.5 (from 224 reviews)

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6. Stunning one-bedroom house (from USD 271)

If you’re looking for a vacation rental in Estes Park, then this gorgeous one-bedroom home aptly named “A Run Away With Me” is perfect. The stunning property boasts spellbinding views of the mountains and even has a verdant yard with an outdoor hot tub! On the inside, you’ll find a cosy bedroom, a full kitchen, and a chic bathroom. A cable TV provides the entertainment factor.

The best bit is that it’s near Kent Mountain Adventure Center. So, it allows guests to indulge in rock climbing, hiking and splitboarding. Plus, it even offers classes in various mountain sports.

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A Run Away With Me

Wifi Available

14.26 km (8.9 mi) from Rocky Mountain National Park

Parking Non-smoking rooms Fishing Skiing Internet services Hot tub/jacuzzi Hiking Cycling

7. Peak View Cabin (from USD 147)

If seclusion in comfort is what you want on your Estes Park vacation, then Peak View Cabin is where you should stay. It’s less than 10 minutes from Kent Mountain Adventure Center where you can enjoy skiing, no matter your experience level. The two-bedroom house features a double bed and two single beds.

There’s also a cosy living room with a cushy sofa and a TV. The well-equipped kitchen is a great place to cook meals, which you can relish in the dining area. The modern bathroom completes the place.

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Peak View Cabin

Wifi Available

11.34 km (7.1 mi) from Rocky Mountain National Park

Parking Non-smoking rooms Fishing Skiing Internet services Hiking Cycling Bowling

An enthralling ski vacation at Estes Park

Estes Park is the perfect place for a ski vacation, with Rocky Mountains National Park right next door. These accommodations either have great slopes of their own or are close to some of Estes Park’s best skiing areas. Plus, they all offer modern creature comforts in the mountains. So, choose one of these accommodations in Estes Park, Colorado, for your next winter vacation.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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