We are proud to be Partners with The Bud Depot  Visit their Recreational Marijuana Store in Lyons, CO and

Mention The Rustic Acre for a Discount!

Due to COVID - Please visit their website to order online and schedule a pick-up time

Featuring some of the Freshest Flower, Best Tasting Edibles and even Topicals that will Ease the Pain.

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Recreational & Medical Marijuana 

If you purchase Marijuana in Colorado, please do not attempt to take it over State Lines.  It is not Legal at the Federal Level.  Vote for Legalization. 

We are happy if you to leave extras for us ;-)

OUR FAVORITE PLACES IN THE AREA - Locally Owned & Operated

Whether it is a cold beer or just a small hike, we are here to help guide you in the right direction.  If you have any questions or recommendations for this site, please feel free to email me.


Ravens Roast Coffee  -  Great Coffee and Vibe.  In "Old Church Shops"


Kind Coffee                –  Your 1st Stop of the Day. Support the LOCALS


The Donut Haus          – Great donuts and box lunches. LONG LINES


Big Horn Restaurant   –  Good Breakfast and Lunch Diner Style

Notche Top Cafe         -    Huge Menu for Breakfast and Lunch.

LUNCH / Happy Hours

Bird & Jim                    -     Happy Hour 2:30 - 5:00

Rock Inn                       -     Good food and atmosphere

Ed’s Cantina & Grille     –     Happy Hour 3-5 American Mexican

LaCabana                      -     One of our best Mexican Restaurants around  

Scratch Deli                   -     Everything from scratch.  Great Food



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Café De Pho Tai                 –          Tai, what else is there to say


Smokin’ Daves BBQ             –        Best BBQ in Town


DunRaven                          -          Steak, Italian, Seafood


The Rock Inn                     –          Good Food, Cold Beer, Live Music

Twin Owls Steak House     -           Awesome Steak and Atmosphere




Alluvial Fan

         Roundtrip length                  .3 mile

         total elevation gain               20 ft


Lily Lake

         Roundtrip length                  .8 mile

         total elevation gain               10 ft


Sprague Lake

         Roundtrip length                  .9 mile

         total elevation gain               10 ft


Bear Lake

         Roundtrip length                  .8 mile

         total elevation gain               45 ft 



Alberta Falls

         Roundtrip length                  1.7 miles

         total elevation gain               200 ft


Dream Lake

         Roundtrip length                  2.2 miles

         total elevation gain               425 ft


Gem Lake

         Roundtrip length                  3.2 miles

         total elevation gain               1000 ft


Ouzel Falls

         Roundtrip length                  5.4 miles

         total elevation gain               950 ft


The Loch

       Roundtrip length                  6 miles

         total elevation gain               990 ft




Deer Mountain

         Roundtrip length                  6 miles

         total elevation gain               1093 ft


Twin Sisters

         Roundtrip length                  7.4 miles

         total elevation gain               2,338 ft

Estes Park Mountain Shop - Mountain Gear & Climbing GYM

While in Estes Park we suggest local activities and attractions such as horseback riding, historical touring including MacGregor Ranch and Stanley Museum and, gallery tours, fly fishing, hiking, white water rafting, and golf in the summer. In the winter season, there is snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and only 1 hour to downhill skiing in Eldora, CO. 

Other day trips include Blackhawk and Central City casinos, Antiquing, and Microbrewery tours in Fort Collins, Loveland,Longmont and Boulder. 

Of course if there is time, a trip across the Continental Divide to Grand County is a must do adventure. The YMCA of the Rockies offers programs, and the series of lectures offered by the Park Service is always a treat. 

Keep an eye on the Calendar of Events for Estes Park and on EnjoyEstesPark.com, Ft Collins, Lyons and Boulder as there are always cultural arts events, music and exhibitions to entertain. 



Downtown Estes Park merchants offer a variety of treasures for the shopper in all of us. Our local restaurants are varied cater to all tastes, large parties and intimate couples dining. Jason & Joanne have hand picked their favorite resources and adventures, but if you want to explore all the possibilities, visit the Estes Park Chamber of Commerce or Estes Park Visitor Center websites for complete information. 

Pet boarding is near by at Linda's Pet Care Service.   See her website for reservation details and vaccination requirements.