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The state of Colorado is nothing short of paradise. RVers can find a bit of heaven when they spend some time at Paradise On The River, an incredible RV park just one mile from the south entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park.

Photos via Paradise On The River

Paradise On The River 

This unique RV park property dates back to 1925. The present-day features of Paradise On The River include an RV setting nestled among old-growth and historic pine trees.

With 33 sites available, RV length is limited to 32 feet, with some exceptions. Amenities in this pet-friendly park include full hookups, 20/30 amp electrical, sewer, water, restrooms, showers, laundry facilities, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and the gentle-flowing Big Thompson River that runs adjacent to the campground. Paradise On The River also offers cabin rentals and RV rentals with lots of amenities and perks.

Nearby, you can hike numerous trails, try your hand at trout fishing, tee it up on a golf course, go whitewater rafting, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, or explore the town of Estes Park. Not to be missed is a visit to Rocky Mountain National Park a mile away.

Rocky Mountain National Park is less than a mile from Paradise On The River. Photo via Wikipedia Creative Commons

Places to visit near Estes Park

The Estes Valley Recreation and Park District features two golf courses for those wishing to tee it up. Choose from the 18-hole or 9-hole course, or even the disc golf course. All are guaranteed 100 percent fun!

While in the Estes Park area, allow plenty of time for exploring Rocky Mountain National Park, located just one mile away from Paradise On The River.

One of the country’s most picturesque parks, Rocky Mountain encompasses 415 square miles and rises to more than 12,000 feet above sea level on Trail Ridge Road. Visitors can explore endless miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, and fabulous views at every turn.

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Rick Stedman is an avid golfer, RVer, and writer who lives in Olympia, Washington. Rick writes a golf column, “The RV Golfer,” which is published every month in He can be reached at


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