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Welcome to Big Elk Meadows ...

Big Elk Meadows is primarily located in Larimer County. A portion of Big Elk Meadows extends into Boulder County.

A typical abbreviation for Big Elk Meadows: Big Elk Mdws.

Big Elk Meadows is 7,510 feet [2,289 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Big Elk Meadows is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Big Elk Meadows lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Big Elk Meadows: (303) and (720)<2>

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Elk Meadows ...

Looking for more information about Big Elk Meadows? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Big Elk Meadows? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Elk Meadows, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Big Elk Meadows.

Population Details ...

While we we don't have population counts for Big Elk Meadows, we do have some information about the surrounding area on the Census Page for Big Elk Meadows.

Communities near Big Elk Meadows ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Big Elk Meadows and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2013<4>
Allenspark   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Berthoud   [Map]   5,394   E   18 miles [29 km]
Boulder   [Map]   103,166   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Drake   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Estes Park   [Map]   6,086   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jamestown   [Map]   283   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Big Elk Meadows.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Elk Meadows. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Elk Meadows. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Elk Meadows.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Big Elk Meadows:

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Big Elk Meadows. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Elk Meadows. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Elk Meadows - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (720) is an overlay for area code (303). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Big Elk Meadows.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Big Elk Meadows. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Big Elk Meadows) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Big Elk Meadows. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big Elk Meadows

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Big Elk Meadows.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Big Elk Meadows.


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