hikingHiking in Rocky Mountain National Park

Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the ways to enjoy high country scenery at Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa. Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa offers touring information about Trail Ridge Road and Rocky Mountain National Park. RMNP contains hundreds of miles of trails, many accessible most of the year. Pick up maps and trail information at the Aspen Lodge Activity Center.

Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa offers several different hikes to suit your needs and experience level. Options include an easy Twilight hike to enjoy a Rocky Mountain sunset with your whole family, or join us on one of our daily scheduled guided hikes available through the summer season.

For those who what to trek out on their own, our guides are experienced and knowledgeable and will assist you in finding a trail that’s just right for you.

Trail Ridge Touring

Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa is providing a unique photo opportunity for those daring enough to try. Tour the 11-mile Old Fall River Road. This one-way dirt road is cut into the side of the mountain face and offers spectacular views of waterfalls and streams. This road also has some shear drop-offs that will take your breath away. The descent takes you back down through the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park on the famous Trail Ridge Road.

Please contact the Recreation Center at Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa for information about hiking tours.


Offsite Birding Hike at Lily Lake

An experienced guide will take you on nature adventure around Lily Lake. This hike is designed to give guests a better knowledge of the local wildlife in the area; pointing out the numerous birds that enjoy this habitat.

Sunday's at 8:15am - 11:15am
Snack and water provided
$65/ person

Advanced reservations required


hking-longspeakFootpaths - Inn to Inn hiking

Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa is proud to be a link in the 42-mile Inn-to-Inn hiking footpath from Estes Park, through the Rocky Mountain National Park, to Allenspark, Colorado.

Join in the fun and diversity of long distance Inn-to-inn hiking. Your party stops each night at different lodging, i.e. intimate B & B, dude ranch, rustic cabins. Colorado’s Walter Tishma Way hiking offers luggage transfers to allow walkers to travel light with just a daypack. Inn-to-inn hiking is a popular European sport, which has made its way to the United States.

Footpaths use whatever route is available. Whether on hiking trails, roads, country lanes and mountain passes, these paths can take you through meadow or local neighborhoods, creating a beautiful and diverse route from the start to the finish of your journey. For more information or to book a long distance hiking trip, contact the Warming House in Estes Park. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (970) 586-2995.


Rock Climbing

Rock climbing in the Rocky Mountains is an unforgettable experience that will last in your memories for a lifetime. We here at Aspen Lodge strive to give you the chance for an amazing vacation. Rock climbing trips are for climbers at all levels and the guides will find trips for every experience level. Rock climbing trips include all the gear you need, just bring yourself and comfortable clothes for the outdoors. Snacks or lunch will be provided depending on the trip you choose. Make your reservations today for individuals, small and large groups.

4-hour Trip 6-hour Trip 8-hour Trip
$ 119/ Single $ 149/ single $ 169/ single  
$ 189/ for two $ 239/ for two $ 299/ for two  
$ 189/ for three $ 239/ for three $ 299/ for three  
$ 299/ for four $ 389/ for four $ 479/ for four
$ 339/ for five $ 429/ for five $ 519/ for five
Large Groups 6 or More    
$ 29 - $50 per person $ 49 - $79 per person $ 55 - $99 per person

Inquire about indoor climbing oppurtunities



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Skiing & Snowshoeing

Spend a day skiing or snowshoeing on Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa's own trails or in adjacent Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Massage & Tai Chi


Tai Chi tai chi

Everyone is Welcome! Join our daily 7:30 am and 5:30 pm Tai Chi & Qi Gong classes. Contact Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa for reservations.

Community Tai Chi every Sunday at 9:15, which is free and everyone is welcome.

Kung Fu

If you're interested in authentic Kung Fu we can arrange classes in Kung Fu Empty Hand, Kung Fu Weapons, Tai Chi and Qi Gong. Our teacher Brandon Hale just returned from the Wu Dang Mountains in China. (Made famous in Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon) 

Brandon is available for group and private coaching, call Kristina: 970-586-8133 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


After that long hike or horse ride, enjoy a therapeutic massage at the Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa in your room or in our massage room. A local Nationally Certified therapist will work out the kinks for you so you can be relaxed and revitalized for your next adventure. The Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa Activity Center would be happy to make an appointment for you during your stay or you can make an appointment before your arrival for a massage by Herbal Touch. Check out our spa services page to view all massage options.

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