Dawn Wilson


Dawn Wilson is a professional and award-winning nature photographer and travel writer who specializes in telling the stories about wildlife and destinations of the Rocky Mountains. A 20-year resident of northern Colorado, including the last six in Estes Park, she served as the president of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), is co-host of The Nature Photographer Podcast, guides in the Estes Park area and writes for the Estes Park Trail Gazette. Dawn’s photography and writing have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Outdoor Photographer, Colorado Life, Colorado Outdoors, and MotorHome magazine.


The first views of Estes Valley, with the awe-inspiring scene of mountain peaks along the Continental Divide, have garnered the same wide-eyed response from first-time visitors as far back as when Joel Estes first settled in the area in 1860.

Hiking makes the list for just about every summer vacation in Estes Park, and definitely should not be overlooked, but did you know there are also oodles of things to do for the history buff, music connoisseur and foodie? And

On Saturday, April 22 at 1:00 p.m. join local author and photographer Dawn Wilson as she shares her latest published work, 100 Things To Do In Estes Park Before You Die. She will discuss the book, its contents, and how


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