Trip Planner:   USA  /  Colorado  /  Rocky Mountain National Park  /  Nature  /  Longs Peak

Longs Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park

5.0
#9 of 13 in Nature in Rocky Mountain National Park
Mountain Nature / Park
Longs Peak is a high and prominent mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 4346m fourteener is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 15.5km southwest by south (bearing 209┬░) of the Town of Estes Park, Colorado, United States. Longs Peak is the northernmost fourteener in the Rocky Mountains and the highest point in Boulder County and Rocky Mountain National Park. The mountain was named in honor of explorer Stephen Harriman Long and is featured on the Colorado state quarter.MountainLongs Peak can be prominently seen from Longmont, Colorado, as well as from most of the northern Front Range Urban Corridor. Longs Peak is one of the most prominent mountains in Colorado, rising above the western edge of the Great Plains.
To visit Longs Peak on your holiday in Estes Park, and find out what else Estes Park has to offer, use our Estes Park trip builder.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Longs Peak

(Estes Park is the nearest city to Longs Peak)

Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
51 reviews
  • As flatlanders, we never intended to hike the entire trail. But, we let our curiousity guide us up and around a bit. Because it was the beginning of May and there was still snow here and there down by...  more »
  • Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the destinations we always bring out of state visitors to. The views are absolutely breathtaking, and you can spend as little or as much time in the park as you ...  more »
  • Headed up through Black Hawk and rode through the Mountains and headed to Estes Park, Co. to see the trees changing and headed to Loveland Co. What an awesome view to see the entire drive.  more »

Plan your trip to Rocky Mountain National Park

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Estes Park

Though Estes Park provides a few chain hotels, most of its lodging options belong in the
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Rocky Mountain National Park by other users

13 days in Rocky Mountain National Park BY A USER FROM ITALY August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Rocky Mountain National Park BY A USER FROM ITALY August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Rocky Mountain National Park BY A USER FROM ITALY August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Rocky Mountain National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: June, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Rocky Mountain National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 33 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Denver & Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Rocky Mountain National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans