As part of the Town of Estes Park's Mobility Services, The Peak (formerly Estes Transit) operates free, daily shuttle service during the peak summer tourism season and limited weekly service in late fall. Special Event Transit Service is also provided throughout the year for several Town-produced special events. Schedule information for seasonal and special event service is featured under the Shuttle Services Menu below.
To simplify your overall parking and transit experience in Estes Park during the busiest season (between Memorial Day and mid-October), watch the brief Parking & Shuttle Service video.
Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) manages transit service to and within the Park, including the Bear Lake, Moraine Park and Hiker shuttles. For more information on RMNP's transit service offerings, please visit the RMNP website.
The Peak | Shuttle Services Menu
- 2024 Special Event Shuttle Service
The Peak is pleased to provide free shuttle service for many of Estes Park's 2024 special events. One week prior to each event, a link will be featured below to access service times, routing, and stops.
Whiskey Warm Up | March 2 | download transit schedule
Bigfoot Days Festival | April 20
Wool Market | June 8-9
Autumn Gold & Rails in the Rockies | September 21-22
Rocky Mountain Craft Spirits Festival | November 2
Park & Ride | Park & Walk
The Town's free parking structure located near the intersection of US Hwy 34 and US Hwy 36 (691 North St. Vrain Ave.) offers a stress-free downtown parking alternative. Those who are able to journey a bit on foot will enjoy a few "pocket park" diversions, the pedestrian bridge across the Big Thompson River, and the decorated and lighted tunnel under US 36 that leads to the beautiful downtown Riverwalk--all in under 10 minutes!
The parking structure offers 415 parking spaces on four levels, including accessible spaces and electric vehicle charging stations. During the busiest times, visitors will find overflow free parking at the nearby Estes Park Events Complex (1125 Manford Ave.).
Other Requests & Information
- Services for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities
The Peak offers seasonal transportation from late May through mid-October, with special services throughout the year for select Town-sponsored events. All routes are ADA accessible, and marked service animals are welcome.
Via Mobility offers year-round transportation service within the Town limits of Estes Park on weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Rides can be scheduled one to seven days in advance. Rides are based on availability and are first-come, first-served.Riders under 60 years old: $5 each way or $10 round-trip Riders over 60 years old (Seniors): Free
- Persons with disabilities: Free
- Route Deviation Requests
The Town of Estes Park has designed its seasonal public transportation service, The Peak, to allow for route deviation requests in order to ensure that all individuals have equal access to public transportation. Route deviation requests can be made on all six of the Town's routes: Red, Gold, Blue, Brown, Silver and Green.
Anyone may request a route deviation by calling 970-577-3959. Those in need of a route deviation in order to be picked up may schedule a next-day reservation for the requested pick-up time. Those in need of a route deviation in order to be dropped off at a specific location are allowed to request a route deviation from the driver when boarding the bus.
Route deviation requests are limited to a maximum 3/4 mile from the established route. Please reference the Route Deviation Service Area Map for more detail. No fee will be charged for this service. Route deviation requests that could result in damage to the vehicle and/or compromise the safety of the driver and/or other passengers will not be accepted.
- Effective Communication
The Town of Estes Park provides appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the Town of Estes Park's programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters through Voiance Video Interpretation, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.
- Statement of Rights
In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Peak does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, national origin, or gender. For more information about these statutes, or to file a complaint, contact the Town's ADA Coordinator at email@example.com.
- Reasonable Modification
The Town of Estes Park will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in the Town of Estes Park offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.
Any qualified individual who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of the Town of Estes Park, should contact the ADA Coordinator, 170 MacGregor Ave., PO Box 1200, Estes Park, CO 80517; by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact should be made as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require the Town of Estes Park to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.