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Fall Events at the Estes Park Center

August 03, 2023

Enjoy all the fun the autumn season has to offer with fun festivals and fall events at the Estes Park Center! 

Book Your Fall Getaway Today!

Call or go online to book your cabin or lodge room! To make a reservation, book online or give our reservation department a call at 888-613-9622.

Fall Master Naturalist Multi-day Workshops

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October 9 - 11, 2023 - call to register: 970-586-3341 ext. 1104

Fall is the time for elk to be in rut, a fascinating behavioral change.  This course allows participants to learn all about elk behavior in breeding season.  Listen to the elk bugle and watch the spectacular display of two bull elk sparring over the female group called a harem.   

Fall Fest 

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Saturday, October 7 from 1pm - 4pm

Celebrate the fall season with traditional autumn activities! Enjoy hayrides, pumpkin painting, paper crafts, bobbing for apples, a pie eating contest and unforgettable views of the fall foliage! Gather the family for a fun afternoon of festivities at the Dorsey Museum. Make a lasting memory with a picture at our fall photo booth!  

Halloween Spooktacular

Happy Halloween

Saturday, October 28

Get in the spirit of Halloween with the YMCA of the Rockies! Enjoy fun Halloween crafts, and if you dare, enter our family-friendly haunted forest, the creepy surprises are sure to bring a smile to your face!

Haunted Forest

5pm -9pm at Friendship Lodge, near Day Camp building

Suggested Donation - $10 / person

Free for guests and YMCA of the Rockies members

Turkey Trot 5K

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Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23

Join YMCA of the Rockies on Thanksgiving morning for the annual Turkey Trot! Get out and get active before celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. Walkers and strollers are welcome to participate in the race. Dogs are also welcome, as long as they remain on a leash. Check-in at the Hempel Auditorium beginning at 8am and the race will begin shortly after at 9am. Prizes, giveaways, and fun guaranteed -  Register here!

Town of Estes Park Fall Events 

Don’t miss the town of Estes Park’s fall event list including Elk Fest, Autumn Gold Festival, Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highlands Festival and more! View the full line-up of Estes Park autumn events here.  

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