Allenspark - North Central Colorado
Experience Allenspark, Meeker Park, and Raymond, Colorado
Located just 17 miles northeast of the city of Boulder, Allenspark has an elevation of 8,521'. Allenspark at one time was hot spot of ski jumping. Between the years 1922 and 1940, skiers came for tournaments held in Allenspark. Great for rest and relaxation from the big cities, Allenspark has a population of 183. Enjoy a day of horseback riding at a dude ranch or take a 12 mile drive to Estes Park. Cross country skiers will want to travel the Ski Road to Old Ski Area trail, perfect for beginning skiers. Allenspark is along the Highway 7 scenic route into Estes Park, where majestic Long's Peak, named after explorer Steven H. Long, presents its most dramatic face. Also, Allenspark is along the 55 mile Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway. This scenic byway stretches along the Front Range from Central City to Estes Park and highlights Colorado's mountain scenery, history and culture. Established in 1918, this is Colorado's oldest scenic byway. In Allenspark, this highway is particular popular during the fall when aspen trees turn golden under crisp, blue skies.
Featured Allenspark Businesses
Hearty mountain breakfasts at an Authentic 1930s log lodge in Allenspark, CO. 12 rooms for romance, scrap-booking or a getaway. Near Estes Park: shop and dine. Unwind: hike, site-see, winter snowshoe.
Semi-secluded vacation retreats (in different mountain towns) near Allenspark, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, and Lyons. Hideout Cabins are pet-friendly with private hot tubs and woodstoves.
Mountain Vacation Destinations
Vacation at the doorstep of Rocky Mountain National Park, Pinebrook fits your budget from cozy rustic cabins hidden in the pines to exquisite mountain homes full of amenities. Some rentals are pet friendly!
Cozy mountain cabins on the St. Vrain River in Raymond; population 60. Historic Raymond Store borders Rocky Mountain National Park and Indian Peaks Wilderness. Easy jaunt to: Estes Park, Lyons, Boulder.
YEAR ROUND Cabins near Estes Park in Allenspark. Sunshine Mountain is along the scenic Peak to Peak Highway. A family reunion lodge in the mountains when you need to get-a-way . . . Pets welcomed!
Allenspark Activities & Maps
National Parks and Monuments:
Rocky Mountain National Park
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Rafting & Kayaking:
St. Vrain River Rafting & Kayaking
Rocky Mountain National Park Snowshoeing Trails
Local Area Maps:
Rocky Mountain National Park Area Map