The location is central, in that it is between a the City of Loveland and the Mountain Town of Estes Park, thus making it a nice place to stop for lunch or camping next to the Big Thompson River. The restaurant is a pleasant experience, in that it has an aura of a Historic place, with friendly folks, and simple menu to choose from. The service is good with the experience of the staff their. The Historic refurbish of the business and upgrades has made it a nice place to visit and relax. Camping next to the river is relaxing and quiet and having Elec. and water available in each space makes for a nice choice in a small campground behind the Inn. The closeness to home without going to far is great!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- NOW OPEN, NEWLY RENOVATED. The River Forks was established in 1905 and is now under new management. If you are interested in adventure travel while enjoying all the comforts of home, this is the place for you! Enjoy our wilderness inspired rooms, as well as various camping spots on the banks of the Big Thompson River. Experience local music and events while relaxing in the beautiful Big Thomson Canyon. Explore various rock climbing, hiking and fishing destinations that are only a short drive or walk away. Relax in the quiet Drake community, away from the city crowds, yet Estes Park is only a short 15 minute drive, and Loveland only 20 minutes. ... more less