It’s easy to get lost in the beauty of the mountains and the excitement of your first (or returning!) trip to Estes Park, Colorado. However, we all know about one thing that can throw a wrench into even the most spectacular vacation plans: parking. Have you been asking yourself “Can I keep my car at my vacation rental home?” Depending on where you are traveling and where you are staying, finding a place to park your vehicle and go enjoy your trip can be a real pain.
Fortunately, Windcliff and downtown Estes Park are well-equipped to handle guests with vehicles. Here’s what you need to know about parking in Estes Park, CO.
Parking at Windcliff Vacation Homes
With only one exception, all vacation homes within Windcliff offer our guests the use of a private attached garage — either 1 or 2 car, depending on the home that you are renting. This is the absolute best solution for any visitors to Estes Park who prefer a private parking area where their vehicle can remain safe and pampered!
Some of our rental homes with a 1 car garage:
- Cliffview Vacation Rental Home at Windcliff (Note: additional outdoor space available as well.)
- Mountain’s Call Vacation Rental Home at Windcliff
- Moose Den Vacation Rental Home at Windcliff
Some of our rental homes with a 2+ car garage:
- Ascent Vacation Rental Home at Windcliff
- Alpenglow Vacation Rental Home at Windcliff
- Aspen Leaf Chalet Vacation Rental Home at Windcliff
Parking in Estes Park, CO
About 5 miles from Windcliff, you’ll find the Estes Park Riverwalk parking garage (691 N. St. Vrain Ave) which offers over 400 free parking spaces, EV charging, and accessible spaces as well. A perfect place to park while you enjoy the local shopping and restaurants!
Some additional options for parking include:
- East of Estes Park, you’ll find the largest free parking area in the Estes Park Events Complex (1125 Rooftop Way).
- The Estes Park Visitor Center parking garage is located at 645 CO-7. More information here.
Other useful information on vehicles in Estes Park
You’ll find additional information in our website FAQ. Here are a few quick vehicle tips:
- Our HOA-maintained, chip & seal and gravel roads will guide you safely from the base roads to the high elevations. However, note that guardrails are few and caution is always recommended.
- Make sure to bring a vehicle that’s well-equipped for the mountains; 4×4 or AWD is a must.
- Also consider the power your vehicle has and if it can safely handle a mountain climb.