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Photos: Estes Park open for business after flood, trying to lure back tourists

Estes Park reopened to visitors

last week after

Colorado's devastating floods

cut off access to one of the state's favorite tourist towns -- but the community is still trying to convince people it's safe and accessible. Given Tuesday's release of Stephen King's

Doctor Sleep

, sequel to

The Shining

, which was inspired by Estes' amazing Stanley Hotel, and this weekend's annual Elk Fest (not to mention

reports

of at least one business closing due to lost business), the town wants everyone to know the welcome mat is out, posting a huge gallery on its

Facebook page

that intersperses shots of the place looking great and locals holding up "Open" signs. See a slew of examples below.

Continue for more photos of the reopened Estes Park.Continue for more photos of the reopened Estes Park. Continue for more photos of the reopened Estes Park.Continue for more photos of the reopened Estes Park.

More from our News archive circa September 17: "Update: Estes Park reopens to visitors."

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