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Farview Curve Overlook

Trail Ridge Rd., about 18 mi west of Alpine visitor center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you're on the South Loop Road make sure you stop at all the overlooks. This one gives you a fantastic view of Jackstraw Mountain. It's covered in beautiful snow and if you have a telephoto lens you can get some great close-up photos of the snow pack.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

The views at some of the overlooks on the eastern side of the park are arguably more spectacular, but many visitors to the park never get this far west on Trail Ridge Road and you may find this spot more peaceful. As others have commented in other reviews, the bark beetle problem has taken its toll on the scenery, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The infestation of the bark beetle makes Rocky Mountain National Park a sad place to visit these days....still beautiful but of great concern.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

The Trail Ridge Road has many places to stop and it is worth spending a few minutes to admire the scenery at the Farview Curve Overlook. It has a small marked parking area and a story board to tell you what you are viewing - the scenery is spectacular.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

This is one of many places to stop along Trail Ridge Road and enjoy the view. Farview Overlook is a few miles west of the Alpine Visitor Center. Unlike some of the overlooks, this one is marked with a sign. There is a small parking area and a few signs to tell you what you are looking at. No restrooms... More

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