( Also Plein Air Painters of Estes Park, PAPEP )
Meet on Wednesday mornings from 9 AM to noon, followed by a group critique (optional) and sack lunch together. Just show up if you can. All locations have facilities available. Many are in Rocky Mountain National Park and require a park pass. The schedule runs from June through September.
Plein Air Painters of Estes Park 2020 Location Schedule
We meet Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m. and stop at 12 noon for lunch and critique.
September 2 –Lawn Lake Trailhead. Take the Fall River (North) entrance into RMNP and go through Horseshoe Park. At the right hand turn for Endo Valley there is a parking lot immediately on the right, picnic grounds and facilities. Meet there and spread out.
September 9 - Riverside Plaza, park in lot behind MacDonald’s Book Store and the Long’s Peak Paper Store downtown Estes.
September 16 – Sprague Lake, Beaver meadows entrance to RMNP, turn on Bear Lk. Rd, turn L into Sprague Lake, parking, facilities, work on lake end, or river end. Critique and lunch in picnic area.
September 23– Alluvial Fan, RMNP Fall River entrance, turn right after sheep crossing sign, meet at second west alluvial fan parking lot. Spread out to many spots. Facilities. Critique and lunch at Fan tables.
September 30 –Viestenz-Smith Parkon the Big Thompson Canyon road, just above the narrows, a few miles from the bottom of the canyon. North side, sign, facilities.