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Trail Ridge Road

4 locals recommend

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Dianne
Dianne
October 13, 2019
Closed during the winter months, Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park is the highest paved road in Colorado, reaching a peak elevation of more than 12,000 feet. The views from the alpine areas above treeline simply cannot be surpassed.
Kima
Kima
September 05, 2019
Open Seasonally, this is a must see. Breathtaking views.
Bret
Bret
May 19, 2019
The many turnouts along the way provide scenic overlooks and tremendous photographic opportunities, day or night. The night time view from Rainbow Curve is spectacular. City lights from Fort Collins to Denver are visible. Trail Ridge Road travels through forests, above tree line, over the alpine…
Brian
Brian
December 23, 2018
This road goes from to Estes Park. Some amazing wildlife in here. The road is closed in the winter due to snow.

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Restaurant
“As its name suggests, all of the breads and sweets here are made from scratch! The sandwiches are to die for, they are just so amazingly good! Most sandwiches are really large - my husband and I usually split one. This is a great place to stop and grab something for the trail! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Learn all about the flora and fauna of the Rockies, discover how the Rockies were formed, talk to rangers about the seasons of the park. And if you are a kid, sign up to become a Junior Ranger. This is a great place start your Rocky Mountain National Park vacation!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Chill neighborhood coffee shop serving java & bites in comfy digs with outside tables & a duck pond.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Suggest to call in your order at least a day in advance or get there right as it opens. They sell out very fast! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“A little prices but well worth it. The setting is in a historic lodge and the food and service are great!”
  • 12 locals recommend
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CO