Murphy's River Lodge - Estes Park, Colorado, 80517, United States

About Murphy's River Lodge

Doug and Annette Ypma have managed Murphy’s River Lodge since June, 2013. They relocated to Estes Park, Colorado from Chetek, Wisconsin with their Pug, "Mr. Rudy the Rude Dude" aka Rudy. They enjoy the climate and scenery of the beautiful Rocky Mountains but still love the frozen tundra of Wisconsin where most of their children and grandchildren live. Doug and Annette relish taking scenic rides on their Harley and meeting new people.

Oh, and for those wondering where former Lodge managers, Bruce & Loretta Hetke are, they’re at our newest property, Murphy’s Resort, right down the road!

Annette and Loretta are sisters; they enjoy working together and alongside their husbands, Doug & Bruce.

Everyone at Murphy’s River Lodge and Murphy’s Resort, strives to make your stay in Estes Park, and at our resorts, as memorable as possible.

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Rudy sun bathing.

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Rudy doing what he does best.

Murphy's River Lodge
481 West Elkhorn Ave
Estes Park, Colorado, 80517, United States
Call: (970) 480-5081


Welcome to Murphy's River Lodge in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado.

Murphy’s River Lodge in Estes Park, Colorado is nestled along the beautiful clear flowing water of the Fall River. Murphy’s River Lodge is only 2 blocks from historic downtown Estes Park and was wonderfully remodeled in 2011. Great hotel and lodge, stay at a great price with our affordable rooms. Among the most beautiful hotels and resorts in Estes Park, CO. Click on the Activities tab for information about upcoming events and happenings in the Estes Park area during your stay. While you're with us, have your picture taken in the big rocking chair.