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Trail Ridge Road

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
+1 970-586-1222
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$780.00*
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Private Rocky Mountain National Park from Denver
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$125.99*
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  • Average1%
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“grand lake” (357 reviews)
“estes park” (444 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (167 reviews)
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Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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+1 970-586-1222
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

Beautiful road but had lots of traffic. Everyone goes slow though and I didn't witness any pushy driving. Not too much of a white knuckle drive but it has it's spots. It rained while we were there which also added to the uncomfortable factor but...More

Thank eli0614
Reviewed August 10, 2014

I drove this stretch of Highway 34 from Grand Lake to Estes Park with my partner as a passenger. It is the highest continuous paved road in the United States. The Visitors Center is the highest point of the road, 12,284+ elevation. The drive was...More

2  Thank MMasumoto
Reviewed August 10, 2014

Everyone who visits the Rocky Mountain National Park must take the opportunity to drive the whole Trail Ridge Road from Estes Park to Grand Lake and back. The road is beautifully maintained, the views are spectacular, and if you are fortunate like we were you...More

Thank Roymobile2014
Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was an absolute treat, views were wonderful. Plenty of spots to pull over to take pictures or get out and stretch. We took 3 kids and they loved it. The wildlife was abundant on our trip. We saw a herd of elk, rams, and...More

Thank Dtaylor5001
Reviewed August 9, 2014

Great activity as an alternate to hiking days. This road brings you above 12k feet with great 360 degree views. Pack a picnic and hike out to your own private spot to eat. Count on the company of curious marmots and timid deer. Don't forget...More

1  Thank FloridaGiraffina
Reviewed August 9, 2014

Breathtaking drive over continental divide! See elk, snow in summer, tundra ecosystem, views of surrounding mountain peaks. Hike at the top to see more!

Thank Bob F
Reviewed August 9, 2014

Beautiful drive. Parking lots get full so start early if you plan to park and hike a bit. Alpine Visitors Center is a great turn around point.

Thank SherylFarnan
Reviewed August 9, 2014

This road is a can't miss trip. You climb from the valleys to the top of the mountains and back. Every pull off has a breath taking view. We visited in July and saw snow! Notes: Since it travels straight through the park and not...More

Thank hrmason123
Reviewed August 8, 2014

Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park's all the way to the sky! 11,500 feet ..The whole view of the Rockies ...Magnificent! The last of the snow making patches here and there... Everyone enjoying a bit of it.. Some by car, some walking the paths.....More

1  Thank Road20years
Reviewed August 7, 2014

Loved the scenery! We saw a herd of elk asleep on a hillside. We drove all the way to Grand Lake, a picturesque town with two lakes and a vibrant shopping area. If you are 62 years or older, be sure to get a lifetime...More

Thank Becky M
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SeeJessTravel
July 20, 2017|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
A correction to the previous reply - Hidden Valley has flush toilets not vault toilets and there is a water refill station at Hidden Valley. It is not the Alpine Visitor Center itself that has food. There is a small café... More
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Tvctoronto
July 4, 2017|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the TripAdvisor Rocky Mountain National Park Travel Forum and look in the Top Questions. The second question is "How long does it take to drive Trail Ridge Road?" There is a detailed timeline and itinerary for both... More
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sonyarosebower
June 28, 2017|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the TripAdvisor Rocky Mountain National Park Travel Forum and look in the Top Questions. The second question is "How long does it take to drive Trail Ridge Road?" There is a detailed timeline and itinerary for both... More
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