Forest Canyon Overlook, Rocky Mountain National Park

4.9
#25 of 66 in Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park
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  • Definitely a must do. It was one of the best overlooks on Trail Ridge Road. We stopped in the evening and it was very windy and pretty cool in June, so make sure to bring a jacket. Still snow covered....  more
    Definitely a must do. It was one of the best overlooks on Trail Ridge Road. We stopped in the evening and it was very windy and pretty cool in June, so make sure to bring a jacket. Still snow covered....  more »
  • It's the first week of October. We left our hotel at around 6 p.m. to enter the Park and drive to Forest Canyon Overlook to view the sunset. We were not disappointed. It's about halfway to the... 
    It's the first week of October. We left our hotel at around 6 p.m. to enter the Park and drive to Forest Canyon Overlook to view the sunset. We were not disappointed. It's about halfway to the...  more »
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  • The best scenic and mountain view I have ever seen. I visited this place in summer and it’s wonderful with glaciers and clouds. I suggest to pack jackets or hoodies to this place as it gets chilly as we go higher even in summer. This point is at around 11500 feet. The whole ridge road is scenic to travel. Highly recommended place to visit if you are a nature lover.
  • I felt the altitude adjustment in my body when we stopped here. Take care by being hydrated and pacing yourself. It’s cold and could be worse by the wind, so wear enough layers. Take a light stroll and enjoy the view all around. Observe the marmots that live on the tundra.

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