Visit Rocky Mountain National Park this Summer!

Visit Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park and Trail Ridge Road should definitely be on your bucket list. In fact, you might return year after year and visit in different seasons. Every season has something special to offer whether it is amazing views with contrasting green valley floors and snow covered mountain tops in spring, spectacular wildflowers in summer, golden Aspen tree leaves in the fall and endless snow adventures in the winter. 

If you are looking for the best places to stay in Rocky Mountain National Park, look no further than The Historic Rapids Lodge  in Grand Lake, Colorado (Western Gateway to RMNP and CDT Gateway Community). The Rapids Lodge offers the greatest  variety of accommodation in Grand Lake: Rapids Lodge Guest Rooms for adults only, Rapids  Suites , Rapids Condos and River View Condos (enjoy a patio right on the river). Some Rapids Suites are pet-friendly. Accommodations sleep 2-12 people.

Explore the Historic Rapids Lodge Website.

If you want to backpack in Rocky Mountain National Park, the Rapids is the perfect place to start or end. There are Rocky Mountain National Park trails that leave from right above the Rapids Lodge (the North Inlet Trail and the Tonahutu Trail).

Note – there is no lodging inside Rocky Mountain National Park but Grand Lake is the quieter side of the park compared to Estes Park. We are a delightful historic Western Town with one stop sign and 3 lakes in the immediate vicinity. Famous photographs by Ansel Adams in Rocky Mountain National Park grace the Rapids’ lobby walls.

Reviews rate the Rapids Lodge as some of the best lodging near Rocky Mountain National Park. Lonely Planet Rocky Mountain National Park is an excellent guide book to get you started 

There are several Rocky Mountain National Park guided tours available and you can take your pick. Choose from Guided Fishing Tours, Nature Tours, History Tours and more. For additional programs visit the Rocky Mountain National Park Calendar page on their website. 

A Rocky Mountain National Park Day Tour usually traverses Trail Ridge Road between Estes Park and Grand Lake with a loop via Fall River Road. The Alpine Visitor Center and Trail Ridge Store provide the opportunity to buy Rocky Mountain National Park Souvenirs.

Look for a:

  • Rocky Mountain National Park Sweatshirt
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Painting
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Hoodie
  • Rocky Mountain National Park T-shirt
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Gifts …. and more.

 So come stay at Rocky Mountain National Park … the Rapids Lodge won’t disappoint. Our front desk staff are always happy to help you if you are planning a trip to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Visit Rocky Mountain National and Stay at the Rapids Lodge
The Historic Rapids Lodge and Restaurant