Pet-Friendly Activities in Estes Park

When it comes to exploring the great outdoors, there’s no need to leave your four-legged friend behind. Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park offer a host of dog-friendly activities, from scenic hikes to pet-friendly attractions. Here’s a guide to planning your next pawcation:

1. Pet-Friendly Trails

Leash up your pup and hit the trails! Estes Park offers a range of dog-friendly hiking opportunities, including the Lily Mountain Trail, Lake Estes Trail, Buchanan Pass Trail, and Krugar Rock Trail. Be sure to check trail guidelines and remember to leave no trace!

Two dogs and their owner exploring in Estes Park, CO

2. Estes Valley Dog Park

Treat your furry friend to some off-leash fun at the Estes Valley Dog Park. This designated area allows dogs to run freely, socialize, and play fetch in a secure environment with stunning lake views as the backdrop.

3. Pet-Friendly Patios

Pet friends are so popular in Estes Park, local restaurants and bars create menus just for them—including our own Latitude 105. Ask about of dog menu! For kibbles, bites, and brews, opt for these additional spots in Estes Park that welcome dogs:

4. Relax and Unwind at The Ridgeline

After a day of exploration, treat your pup to some relaxation time at The Ridgeline. Grab a treat at the front desk and cozy up next to one of our dog-friendly outdoor firepits.

A dog next to the outdoor fire pits at The Ridgeline Hotel Estes Park

Leash up, explore, and create treasured memories together amidst the stunning natural beauty of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.


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