The ranch clearly had some flood damage, but they are in good shape now and were open for business when I visited on October 13. The trails do not appear to be damaged at all and the horses were not quite as plentiful, but still plenty, in good health, and there is still a wide variety of sizes to accommodate all riders (I am on the big side). It was a beautiful day for a ride, and the town seemed busy and "open for business," although a bit quieter than normal due to the reduced access and less traffic. I went on a 1 hour ride with a small group of very inexperienced riders and it was a really nice, easy, gentle ride for all. The trip into Estes Park (I came from Highway 119/Canyon Blvd from Boulder to Nederland, then Hwy 72 through Granby, then Hwy 7 (Peak to Peak Hwy) into Estes Park) was about 2 hours, and the flood damage was very apparent all the way up. In spite of this, the road was in good shape in most spots and easily passable with my rental car. The wranglers were very kind to hold the ride a few minutes for me when it was apparent I had misjudged the time it would take to get there and I was a little late. The day I visited, I rode "Sis," a big black mare that is well-trained and loves to be patted. It was good to see the people of Colorado recovering, and even better to see that this wonderful operation is still in good shape and up and running. If you are considering a visit to Ested Park, do go -- the businesses are open -- and you'll have Rocky Mountain National Park (such as where Sombrero trails go) basically to yourself! Have fun!!
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