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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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Rockford, Illinois
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149 reviews 149 reviews
93 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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146 reviews 146 reviews
29 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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Columbus, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
56 helpful votes 56 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
32 helpful votes 32 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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