Are You a Big "Old West" History Buff?

Are You a Big "Old West" History Buff?

Written on 06/04/2019


If you are fascinated by history, and in particular, the history of the "Old West", one of the most thrilling places to visit in the Rockies is the Estes Park Historical Museum.  

From legendary battles between the Arapaho and Apache Indians in Upper Beaver Meadows, to a real West gunfight/shootout over in Grand Lake, to heart-breaking tragedies of loss and death on Longs Peak, as well as heart-pounding triumphs of summit struggles and successes, you can explore, discover and experience some of the most compelling and iconic characters and places the Rocky Mountain region has to offer.

200 4th St, Estes Park, CO 80517  

(970)586-6256

Open Wed thru Sat 10am - 4pm.

You can learn more history of the region here on the app on the Rocky Mountain Channel tab under "Moments in History", and by watching "The Living Dream:100 Years of  Rocky Mountain National Park", produced by Nick Molle´.