Dunraven Lodge

The legendary Dunraven Lodge in Estes Park Valley has lived a lot of lives in 143 years. Built in 1876 by the Fourth Earl of Dunraven – who was officially known as Windham Wyndham-Quin – the 3,280-square-feet cabin is one of the oldest homes in Colorado.

The same year, the Earl commissioned artist Albert Bierstadt to transfer the beauty of Longs Peak and Estes Park to canvas, and the famous painting now hangs in the Denver Art Museum. (more…)