The Swiftcurrent Lodge is located on the Big Thompson River and just 300 yards from Rocky Mountain National Park. We are conveniently located 3.5 miles southwest of downtown Estes Park where you will find many diverse year round activities, shopping and restaurants. Your hiking and nature experience starts here as well. Hiking trails begin right here and a seasonal shuttle is just an easy 20 minute walk away. Many outdoor adventures await you. We have 6 duplex cottages and 6 lodge units. Most units have cable TV. All units have a microwave, coffee maker and small refrigerator. 5 of our units have full kitchens,, 3 have kitchenettes.
Begin your summer hike or winter adventure right from your door. The trail from here will take you on a leisurely stroll in the woods, always near a river. Hike to the Moraine Park Museum, Moraine Park, the Pool, Cub Lake and more, or to the top of Eagle Cliff where you will see spectacular panoramas of Moraine Park, the towering Rockies and the Continental Divide. The seasonal hikers shuttle can take you to many trailheads in this area.
Enjoy wildlife watching; including elk, deer, coyote, bear, marmots, raccons, cottontail, and beaver, just to name a few. Are you a bird lover? Many species visit here, from the hummingbird to bald eagle, kingfishers, woodpeckers, wild turkeys, ptarmigans and many, many more. The scenery is spectacular with rivers, wildlife, mountains and foliage. Have your cameras or canvases ready.
Fishing the Big Thompson River will reward you with rainbow, brookie and brown trout. With Rocky Mountain National Park 300 yards away you can fish miles and miles of river right from here, not just between resorts. No need to get in your vehicle. There are also several lakes nearby if you prefer lake fishing.
Call today to reserve your stay on the Edge of Wilderness. Our atmosphere invites opportunities for relaxation, reflection and rejuvenation. Dare to dream, sit by the river, read a book, watch wildlife, soak in our riverside hot tub, and enjoy the view. Any time of year, the Swiftcurrent Lodge is your place to stay!
1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet
Bed linen, 1 Double bed, 1 Fold-away bed, 1 Queen bed
Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Grill, Kitchenette, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster
Wireless Broadband Internet, TV (Cable)
Hair dryer, Shower, Towel-set, Hot Tub
Iron & Board
Central heating, Fireplace
Private Balcony, Gas BBQ, Deck chairs, Shared Playground
Credit cards accepted, Children welcome, Pets not allowed, Smoking not allowed, Suitable for elderly or infirm