Arriving at Camp
For Summer Camp, please plan to arrive at Land O’Peaks or Trail’s End properties between 1:00 pm MT and 4:00 pm MT. We cannot accommodate arrivals prior to 1:00 pm MT. When you arrive, you will be greeted by Cheley staff and directed to your camper’s unit to park. There, you can help your camper settle in their cabin/wagon and can meet their unit directors and counselors.
Alternatively, campers may also arrive at Cheley by plane or by bus.
The Arrival Days for Summer Camp 2023 are listed below:
1st Term: Tuesday, June 13th, 2023
2nd Term: Tuesday, July 11th, 2023
To get a better idea of how long it will take you to drive to Cheley, here are some driving estimates:
|Fort Collins||1 hour, 10 minutes|
|Denver International Airport||1 hour, 35 minutes|
|Denver (Union Station)||1 hour, 30 minutes|
|Cherry Hills Village||1 hour, 50 minutes|
|Colorado Springs||2 hours, 45 minutes|
|Pueblo||3 hours, 20 minutes|
|Glenwood Springs||3 hours, 45 minutes|
|Aspen||4 hours, 30 minutes|
|Grand Junction||5 hours|
|Durango||7 hours, 20 minutes|
|Cheyenne, WY||1 hour, 15 minutes|
|Salt Lake City, UT||7 hours, 45 minutes|
|Amarillo, TX||8 hours|
|Albuquerque, NM||8 hours, 10 minutes|
|Omaha, NE||8 hours, 30 minutes|
|Kansas City, KS||9 hours, 40 minutes|
|Oklahoma City, OK||11 hours, 10 minutes|
Please pick up your camper at Land O’Peaks or Trail’s End properties no later than 8:00 am MT. Car departures usually begin around 7:00 am MT, but you may come as early as 5:00 or 6:00 am MT.
The Departure Days for Summer 2023 are listed below:
1st Term: Sunday, July 9th, 2023
2nd Term: Sunday, August 6th, 2023
Staying in Estes Park
If you’re in search of the perfect hotel to stay at when you visit Estes Park to drop off or pick up your camper, look no further! Download our Hotel List. During the summer, Estes Park is very popular and hotels tend to fill up fast so we recommend booking early.
Attention First Term Camp Families! Ride the Rockies will be traveling through Estes Park from June 11th to June 13th. If you are planning to stay in Estes Park on Sunday, June 11th, or Monday, June 12th night before you drop your camper off at camp, making hotel reservations early is advised.