Rocky Mountain National Park Sights

Holzwarth Historic Site

  • Off U.S. 34 Map It
  • Estes Park

Fodor's Review

A scenic ½-mile interpretive trail leads you over the Colorado River to the original dude ranch that the Holzwarth family, some of the park's original homesteaders, ran between the 1920s and 1950s. Allow about an hour to view the buildings—including a dozen small guest cabins—and chat with a ranger. Though the site is open year-round, the inside of the buildings can be seen only in summer. It's a great place for families to learn about homesteading.

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Off U.S. 34, about 8 miles north of Kawuneeche Visitor Center, Estes Park, Colorado, 80517, USA

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