Welcome! We have some important updates to share with you.

Estes Park Center is in its first stage of reopening after the COVID-19 crisis and we are looking forward to sharing our wide-open spaces, mountain views and fresh air with you! As a result of some health and safety operational changes, the guest experience at Estes Park Center will be a little different this year.

What-To-Expect Activities & Programs

Dorsey Museum

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Dorsey Museum

Whether you’re an old-timer or first-timer, the Dorsey Museum has something for you.  Housed in a 1924 guest lodge, the museum features several period room settings and display galleries. There is also a 1905 log tourist cabin and two-bedroom cabin depicting accommodations from 1949.

During the summer months the museum offers historical programming like hikes and tours that focus on the rich history of the YMCA, Rocky Mountain National Park, and surrounding areas. Be sure to check back for updates on new programming for Dorsey Museum.

Admission is free, however, donations are welcome. You can visit the Museum online by clicking here.

Take a self-guided Clio-Discovery history and walking tour of the YMCA of the Rockies, learn more and download the app here. 

Click here to view the weekly Activity Guide and register for activities here.

Are you a YMCA of the Rockies Staff Alumni? Browse our staff alumni photo timelines to see yourself and friends! View Estes Park Center Alumni, Snow Mountain Ranch Alumni and Camp Chief Ouray Alumni timelines.

Browse our Museum Musings Archives to learn more about the history of YMCA of the Rockies. See what activities and events have come and gone over the past few decades.