Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park

4.9
Enjoy sweeping views of the lush Colorado wilderness from the comfort of your own car along Trail Ridge Road. The road stretches 77 km (48 mi) east to west through the scenic Rocky Mountain National Forest, with 17.7 km (11 mi) of the road's length traveling above the tree line. Take advantage of the area’s many walking trails and viewpoints before winding your way up the paved road to an elevation of almost 3,505 m (11,500 ft), where the evergreen tree line ends and you can enjoy panoramic views of snowcapped mountains and rugged peaks. Remember to drive cautiously on the roadway, as there are many steep drops and intense wind conditions. Plan your visit to Trail Ridge Road and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Rocky Mountain National Park trip planning app .
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  • We drove through the park in early September on a Wednesday morning. There was lots of traffic, but it was manageable. Some of the shops in the park were already closed. Along the way, there are some ...  more »
  • We did the trail in the morning before there was too much traffic on the road. We got as far as the Alpine centre, but the road was very open and there was a gale blowing, we couldn't even open the ca...  more »
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