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Trail Ridge Road

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Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“grand lake” (383 reviews)
“estes park” (485 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (184 reviews)
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Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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"grand lake"
in 383 reviews
"estes park"
in 485 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 184 reviews
"alpine visitor center"
in 207 reviews
"pull offs"
in 94 reviews
"take pictures"
in 114 reviews
"saw elk"
in 99 reviews
"rainbow curve"
in 44 reviews
"amazing views"
in 119 reviews
"drop offs"
in 48 reviews
"take your time"
in 123 reviews
"continental divide"
in 112 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 62 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 36 reviews
"bring a jacket"
in 40 reviews
"alpine tundra"
in 55 reviews
"big horn sheep"
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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

You have to drive up Trail Ridge Road and just completely forget about the rest of the world! The views all around you are just breath taking! It was well worth seeing my wife with a look on her face as if she was a...More

2  Thank Greg S
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Rocky Mountain National Park is must see in Colorado among many others. I live close the park and visit every chance I get.

1  Thank Lewis F
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Rocky Mountain National Park is a great place. The main road through the mountains has quite a few stops and amazing views. If you're in Colorado this should be a on top of your list of things to do. But just like with any mountain...More

1  Thank 542bernadettew
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

We drove the trail ridge road as far as we could. However in October, part of the road was closed due to snow. This drive is amazing with breathtaking views. Plenty of places to stop and just enjoy what nature has to show you. There...More

1  Thank TonyaR434
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure to drive around the National Park as winter is setting in. Snow capped mountains, stunning scenery, walking trails in crisp snow, watching waterfalls and streams as the water tumbles down from the mountain tops. Even caught sight of an Elk grazing on...More

1  Thank Escape-overseas
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Rented a convertible with a friend and it was well worth the cost. Driving this road affords you many views of the park and it’s animals. Many Rainbows is a favorite place. But definitely taking the ride in the convertible amplified the view/visit. Recommend you...More

Thank MtnDoctor
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

This is one of the best things to do while staying in Denver. It is a short drive away and very inexpensive since it is a National Park. It can get a little crowded on weekends in the summer but it is worth it. Take...More

Thank Angela L
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Taking the trip up during the summer was something I never wanted to do but once I did it was a trip I'll do again. Plan at least 3 days to have enough time to see it all...we stayed in Estes Park as that is...More

Thank yourfriendly
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

An amazing experience, there is not many places where you get to drive across the tundra above 12000 feet. Make sure to stop at Forest Canyon Outlook, which offers one of the most beautiful views. I visited in early October when they were already getting...More

Thank Stefan S
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

This is the most scenic drive I’ve ever experienced. We saw elks and enjoyed taking in all the beauty The Rocky Mountains had to offer us.

Thank Heyyai
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sjay033
December 18, 2017|
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Response from PeachBelle8288 | Reviewed this property |
The road is not open to Grand Lake. Check the RMNP website for current updates on roads. Some of the roads in the park on the Estes Park side are plowed and open.
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kjaynebt
September 16, 2017|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
Whether Trail Ridge Road will be open during your visit is entirely weather dependent. The average annual official closing date for Trail Ridge Road as a through road between Estes Park and Grand Lake is October 23, but... More
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LMo311
August 25, 2017|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
The sections of Trail Ridge Road that more people find intimidating are located between the Alpine Visitor Center and the Forest Canyon Overlook when traveling west to east which is Grand Lake to Estes Park. That is because... More
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