The Ridgeline Hotel in Estes Park Maps & Directions

Located Outside Rocky Mountain National Park

The Ridgeline Hotel Estes Park® is centrally located in the heart of Estes Park, just a short walk to Downtown. Our address is 101 South Saint Vrain Ave. Estes Park, CO 80517. We are approximately 70 miles from Denver International Airport, which is about a one-and-a-half hour drive time.


Traveling from the South (Denver Airport):

  • Take Peña Blvd West to exit 6B toward Boulder / Ft. Collins
  • Merge onto E-470 N (toll road)
  • Take exit 47 to merge onto I-25 N toward Ft. Collins
  • Take exit 243 toward Estes Park / Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto CO-66 W
  • CO-66 W merges with US-36 W
  • Follow US-36 W to S. St Vrain Ave in Estes Park
  • Turn left onto S. St Vrain Ave
  • Watch for The Ridgeline Hotel Estes Park on your right


Traveling from the North (Ft. Collins / Loveland):

  • Take either US-287 S or I-25 S to US-34 W (in the Loveland area)
  • Follow US-34 W approximately 30 miles to Estes Park
  • In Estes Park, turn left onto S. St Vrain Ave
  • Watch for The Ridgeline Hotel Estes Park on your right


2023 Free Entrance Days

Mark your calendar for these National Park entrance fee-free dates in 2023!

  • January 16 – Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • April 22 – First day of National Park Week
  • August 4 – Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
  • September 23 – National Public Lands Day
  • November 11 – Veterans Day

Free Entry for US Military and Veterans!

Veterans and active members of the US armed forces now receive FREE entry to Rocky Mountain National Park and most other federal recreation sites!

Active military members can receive a free Military pass by presenting your current US military ID at the entrance.

There is not a pass specifically for Veterans. However, veterans now qualify for free entry into federal parks. Veterans will need to present one of the following forms of ID where entrance fees are collected:

  • Department of Defense Identification Card (CAC Card)
  • Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC)
  • Veteran ID Card
  • Veterans designation on a state-issued US driver’s license or identification card

For more information on these offers, please visit

Shuttle Services

Estes Transit
Estes Transit is a free shuttle service that operates primarily during peak summer season from late-June to mid-September. A number of different routes transport visitors all over town, with stops including the Ridgeline Hotel, Estes Park Visitor Center, and more.

For more information about the Estes Transit shuttle, please call 800-44-ESTES or visit their website.

Estes Park Shuttle
The Estes Park Shuttle is a paid service that operates year-round, and provides transportation from the Estes Park area to/from Denver International Airport (DIA).

For more information about the Estes Park Shuttle, including pricing, please call 970-586-5151 or visit their website.

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