Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park

Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
Enjoy sweeping views of the lush Colorado wilderness from the comfort of your own car along Trail Ridge Road. The road stretches 77 km (48 mi) east to west through the scenic Rocky Mountain National Forest, with 17.7 km (11 mi) of the road's length traveling above the tree line. Take advantage of the area’s many walking trails and viewpoints before winding your way up the paved road to an elevation of almost 3,505 m (11,500 ft), where the evergreen tree line ends and you can enjoy panoramic views of snowcapped mountains and rugged peaks. Remember to drive cautiously on the roadway, as there are many steep drops and intense wind conditions. Plan your visit to Trail Ridge Road and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Rocky Mountain National Park trip planning app.
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  • It's seems tough to find Trail Ridge Road open this late in the year, but we were fortunate enough to have beautiful weather and a perfect day to take in some of the amazing views. This is a MUST...  more »
  • Rocky Mountain National Park is beautiful and easy to navigate to see in 2-days. The park charges a $25 fee per day and definitely due to the virus you should book your reservation 2 hour time slot....  more »

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