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Address: Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Phone Number: 970-586-1222
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Activities: Driving

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If You Love Adventure....

I highly recommend this drive as long as your car (especially brakes) are in good working order, and you have nerves of steel and are ready for adventure! Actually driving it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Masonville, Colorado
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Masonville, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend this drive as long as your car (especially brakes) are in good working order, and you have nerves of steel and are ready for adventure! Actually driving it is not that bad - I did it with a stick shift. But you do want to make sure the car is doing well and that you're a good... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

Hiking above tree line is always fun, but how many places are there where you can drive through the alpine tundra and cross the Continental Divide? I'll always prefer a peaceful hike in solitude to a "nature drive," but when you want to get up high and see a lot in a short period of time this can't be beat.

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carmel
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191 reviews 191 reviews
67 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

This is just a great way to see the park. There is a lot of great scenery with great places to pull off. You will not be disappointed in the drive.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Driving up this road is kinda insane. You get up over 2 miles in less than 30 minutes. If you ever are in Denver you have no excuse to miss it.

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Dallas, TX
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200 reviews 200 reviews
65 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Definitely one of the more scenic drives you can do in the US. Not a ton of twists and turns so it's a nice leisurely drive with beautiful mountains and some occasional wildlife on the way

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Harrisburg, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
35 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

if you get within a hundred miles, this is not to be missed. from granby to estes park this road gets you as high up as any, into the ice. this is a(nother) spectacular ride. it feels as if it goes even higher up than the icefields parkway in banff/jasper area. spectacular road. two lane. not much passing, if any.... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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88 reviews 88 reviews
10 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Spectacular! This 48-mile two-lane highway from the junction of Highways 34 and 36, west of Estes Park, to Grand Lake is one of the most scenic mountain highways in the US. It is not to be missed. There are lots of pullouts for taking photos and stretching ones legs. There is a Park Service visitor center at each of the... More 

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Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have driven Trail Ridge Road a handful of times since moving to Colorado. The first time was the day it opened in 2014. The peaks surrounding the road were still covered in snow. Stunning views! There is a great deal of wildlife, whether you see it or not. Take a few minutes and stop away from the crowds. Marmots... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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176 reviews 176 reviews
111 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband, our 8 year old son, and I drove the Trail Ridge Rd last summer. It was amazing! Around every turn were gorgeous mountain views and photo ops galore! We started in Estes Park and drove over to Grand Lake and then back to Estes Park, taking most of the day to savor all this road has to offer.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I visited last summer and would get up every morning and ride up TRR from Estes Park. It's a lot of climbing, but absolutely worth it. The views, the wildlife - really amazing. You just keep pedaling because you NEED to see what's around the next curve....

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