Directions to Big Thompson River



Denver: Take HWY 36 to Estes Park. To fish the east portion of the Big Thompson river, follow HWY 36 east. To fish the west portion of the river and Rocky Mountain National Park remain on HWY 36 westbound or take HWY 34 west.

Fort Collins: Take I-25 to HWY 34 westbound. Drive along the river to Estes Park. To fish the west portions of the river and Rocky Mountain National Park remain on HWY 34 westbound or take HWY 36 west.

I-70 west of Denver: Take I-70 to HWY 40 northbound. Drive on HWY 40 to Granby. Take HWY 34 eastbound to Grand Lake and the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. To fish the east portion Big Thompson River, continue east on HWY 34 to Estes Park and follow the river to I-25.