RIDE THE FREE ESTES PARK SHUTTLES
Hop aboard a free Estes Park Visitor Shuttle this summer season and leave the driving to us. See the sights, shop downtown or travel into Rocky Mountain National Park without worrying about navigating mountain roads or finding a place to park. Nearly all primary routes to Estes Park's core business areas are along the shuttle routes.
Estes Park town shuttles offer weekend service in the spring and daily during the summer, from June 21 through September 15. The exact dates and times for 2013 will be posted here once they are finalized. The hiker shuttle operated by Rocky Mountain National Park connects to the shuttle system at the Estes Park Visitor Center.
Shuttle Stop at Fairgrounds Park-n-Ride
Estes Park's free shuttles are easy to find. If you're arriving in Estes Park on Highway 36, turn left on 4th Street and follow the signs to the Park-n-Ride next to the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park where nearly 400 parking spaces await. 2013 shuttle routes and schedules will be posted as soon as they are published.
Shuttles at Estes Park Visitor Center
You can also park at the Visitor Center's lot at the intersection of Highways 34 and 36 and walk downtown along the pleasant Riverwalk, or board the shuttle routes that takes you to the central business district and outlying lodging and amusement areas. At each stop riders will find a map and a schedule for each route. Operational dates in 2013 will be coming soon.
You'll find shuttles that make stops in central downtown and to lodging areas west along Fall River Road to Rocky Mountain National Park's Fall River Visitor Center. Additional stops include the Stanley Hotel, lodging and amusements along Big Thompson Avenue. Shuttles also reach Marys Lake Lodge, the YMCA of the Rockies and Beaver Meadows Visitors Center to the west.
The buses will run from May 25th through October 9th in 2013. During the summer, the buses run everyday of the week. The buses do not run in the winter.This express shuttle travels directly to Rocky Mountain National Park's Beaver Meadows Visitor Center and other points along Bear Lake Road, Riders must have a park pass to board the bus. They can purchase a pass at the automated fee machines located at the Estes Park Visitor Center and the Park's Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.