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Trail Ridge Road

Address: Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Phone Number: 970-586-1222
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Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
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Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving

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Columbus, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is one of the most scenic drives we’ve ever been on. Many pull offs offer spectacular views. At one point on the road there’s a large pull off near 12,000 ft. with jaw dropping scenery. The air was so thin I could feel it in my lungs. You have panoramic views of snow capped mountains and lakes. We watched... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

An entire day was spent traveling and stopping along the Trail Ridge Road. It is an amazing national treasure that should not be skipped. There are signs advising that it is not OK to feed animals but the kids at one stop couldn't get enough of the chipmunks that would eat out of their hands. It was a pretty cool... More 

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Bridge City, Texas
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119 reviews 119 reviews
44 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This time of year (Dec) Trail Ridge is only open to Many Parks Curve. This still a nice 8 mile drive through RMNP. Not as snowy as it has been in our past winter visits. Fair amount of snow at Hidden Valley. The boardwalk at Many Parks Curve was a little icy in spots but easily traveled. This drive is... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We visited RMNP in Winter'14 and are still surprise by the views we saw. Even during snow RMNP is as beautiful as always. We were able to see Big Horn Ships, Elks, Deers and cayote.

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Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
66 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I've always loved the road that leads you to different elevation with different landscape, and Trail Ridge Road definitely is one of those. we didn't make it the first day because of the snow, and got lucky the second day the snow is plowed out~ first half of the road is forest and grand view point, nice as all the... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Took 2 full days to explore this road and man was it worth it. Amazing drive with some nice hikes. To see the scenery change due to the elevation is just amazing.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Not for those with weak constitutions - pack a lunch and make a full day out of it. There's a lot of interest points to stop at along the way - bring a fishing rod and your license to fish the other side of the range too.

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Shreveport
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were in the area for one afternoon in October. The colors of fall were fabulous! We didn't have a lot of time to hike and explore but the drive itself was a real treat. WOW! What gorgeous views! Absolutely breathtaking! I'd love to go back one day and explore more of this amazing place! Just beautiful! Lots of beautiful... More 

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Wichita
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I'm reviewing this drive because it is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful, surreal experiences you can have in a vehicle. It's all incredible from the bottom to the top and you'll likely realize that you've been riding in silence with your fellow passengers for a while without noticing because it's just.so.amazing. BUT I'm also reviewing it because... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Yes, we know it's got superlatives such as highest paved road or whatever....the views are unparalleled. While others may complain that there are 'no guard rails', who's driving this road to see barriers to the view? Take the opportunity to drive the road. I prefer to enter from the Grand Lake National Park Entrance and end up in Estes Park,... More 

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