Favorite webcams from Estes Park, Rocky Mountain NP and the Front Range

(Updated June 27, 2017)

This is my personal collection of favorite webcams from Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Ward, Nederland, Boulder, Denver, and Pikes Peak. It was first published in 2013 and has been updated many times. These and other area webcams are my way of previewing the scenery, weather, traffic, or foliage if I’m planning a trip … or if I just want to revisit the places I love without leaving home.

The slideshows are representative screenshots (mouseover for dates). Links to current views appear below slideshows.


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Aerial Tramway, Prospect Mountain (looking north — with sound)
Aerial Tramway, Prospect Mountain (looking west — with sound)
Longs Peak
(from Prospect Mountain, elev. 8,459 ft. — with sound)
Fairgrounds – East
 (looking north to Hwy. 36 & Community Dr. intersection)
Fairgrounds – West
Lumpy Ridge
Old Church Shops (looking east along Elkhorn Ave.)
Old Church Shops (looking west along Elkhorn Ave.)
Highway 7 (looking south from Village Square)
Highway 7 (looking north from Village Square)
Glen Haven Downtown
Glen Haven Firehouse
Elkhorn Avenue (looking east)
Elkhorn Avenue (looking west, Bond Park across the street)

OTHER WEBCAMS IN ESTES PARK (update intervals vary)

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YMCA Conference Center (view from mountainside above)
Continental Divide (view from YMCA Conf. Center)
Castle Mountain
Ypsilon Mountain (in RMNP, elev. 13,520 ft)
Little Valley (looking north across Estes Valley from near Twin Sisters)
Truta’s weather cam & current weather conditions (looking SW from north of Lake Estes)
Fall River (looking east from Castle Mountain Lodge)

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK (National Park Service webcams)

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Alpine Visitor Center, Trail Ridge Road (elev. 11,796 ft, faces east toward Estes Park)
Kawuneeche Valley
Longs Peak (elev. 14,259 ft)
Continental Divide (from Glacier Basin)
Fall River/US 34 Entrance
Beaver Meadows/US 36 Entrance

CDOT WEBCAMS IN THE AREA (for more views click any camera icon on CDOT’s map)

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Lily Lake (south of Estes Park on Hwy 7, looking north, elev. 8,930 ft)
Lily Lake (looking southwest; the perfect cam for checking fall foliage)
Cedarmont (east of Estes on Hwy 34, looking east)
Cedarmont (looking west on Hwy 34)
Highway 72 (looking north toward Hwy 7 intersection at top of hill)
Highway 72 (looking south toward Peaceful Valley from Hwy 7 intersection)
Ward (looking south on Hwy 72, elev. 9,449 ft)
Ward (looking north on Hwy 72)


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Allenspark, Colo. (looking west toward Wild Basin on the center horizon)
Ward, Colo.
 (looking northwest)
Niwot Ridge TundraCam (located NW of Nederland at 11,000 ft.; live streaming, controllable)
Nederland, Colo. (looking SW into James Peak and Indian Peaks wilderness areas)
Eldora Mountain Resort (several views available)
Louisville and the Boulder Flatirons

Superior, Boulder Valley
Boulder Flatiron cam
Boulder, view of Sugarloaf
Boulder Creek (looking NW from downtown near Arapahoe & Broadway)
Thornton sky  (looking west from Pied Type’s hometown)
Denver skyline (from Cheesman Park)
Denver skyline (from Museum of Nature and Science)
Pikes Peak summit rail stop (14,114 ft)
Pikes Peak panorama (rotating, 8 views)
Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak


Boulder and the Flatirons
Boulder Creek
Continental Divide
Denver skyline
Estes Park, Truta’s
Longs Peak
Pikes Peak summit rail stop
Pikes Peak & Garden of the Gods
Ypsilon Mountain


Estes Park
Indian Peaks Wilderness
James Peak Wilderness
Niwot Ridge Research Station
Old Fall River Road
Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park hikes
Trail Ridge Road


National Park Service (often not up to date but includes local roads inside park: call 970-586-1222 for recorded message)
Colorado Department of Transportation (best for current highway conditions; click its blue/white “i” for legend))

Categories: Webcams

14 replies

  1. Great news! Have really been missing my daily visit with the Alpine VCtr cam– forgot about CDOT views, and thanks for researching these new options!

  2. AH, all listed in one place!
    (Snow on Pikes Peak last week? Early winter? Need one of those mosquito killer ones this year fo sure)

  3. These webcams are great. I watched falcons living on the tower of Lincoln Cathedral for a long time. Great if the catch other things too. Love Estes Park. thanks for sharing this.


  1. Live streaming webcams on line in Estes Park – now updated – Pied Type
  2. Webcams are like a box of chocolates – Pied Type
  3. Estes Park webcam information updated – Pied Type
  4. With apologies for my addiction, here’s another Denver webcam – Pied Type

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