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

US HWY 34/Big Thompson Canyon

Will be Closed Monday Oct. 17th, 2016

thru Friday May 26th, 2017

  • The alternate routes for those coming from the north and northeast are easy detours south to Longmont and west through Lyons. These detours add less than 15 minutes to the drive to Estes Park.
    • From the center of Loveland, the detour adds 14 miles and only 11 minutes to the drive
    • From I-25 and US-34 in Loveland, the detour adds about 17 miles and only 14 minutes to the drive
    • See the maps below for route options and details
    • If you are coming from DIA - Denver International Airport, you will not be affected by this detour.

Additional construction details and updates can be found on the CDOT website.
Distance and Travel Times for Alternate Routes:

55 min - This route will be closed.
Loveland to Estes Park 34.1 miles Via US-34 W

1 h 5 min - This is the alternate route.
Loveland to Estes Park 50.7 miles via I-25 S, CO-66 W and US-36 W

  • Detour Map
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.