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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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Just go, you won't forget it

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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199 reviews 199 reviews
65 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
48 helpful votes 48 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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163 reviews 163 reviews
103 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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Silver Cliff, CO
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I have been over Trail Ridge many times, The ultra high elevation mean it is closed due to snow for winter months. Plan to do this route at least once, it won't be your last.

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Rocky Mountains Usa
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153 reviews 153 reviews
30 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The road offers wide open vistas with great sights in all directions yet you'll feel safe on the road. Very enjoyable drive from the Denver metro area or the Ft. Collins-Loveland area.

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Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

To many words to describe how beautiful it is! My Husband and I drove around mid october where the mountains just start getting snow man it was cold & windy. Make sure you bring proper foot wear and dress warmly if you do and stop along the drive. The air is so thin you can feel it if you are... More 

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