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Rock Cut Trail

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

The views from the trail are wonderful but the altitude can kick your rump. I had to stop several times but that just gave me the time to see the pretty little alpine flowers. This trail is a little easier on the knees than the steps at the Alpine Center and the parking lot is a little less crowded.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

The Rock Cut turnout and Tundra Communities Trail are on opposite ends of Trail Ridge Road. Rock Cut is famous because it's the only place in RMNP where blasting was needed to build the road. It reminds me of El Portal in Yosemite where you're driving through granite. However, Rock Cut is not the main reason to stop here. The... More

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