Trip Planner:   USA  /  Colorado  /  Rocky Mountains

Rocky Mountains, Colorado

4.9
#28 of 143 in Nature in Colorado
Experience the alpine climate in the Rocky Mountains. Test your mountaineering skills by hiking on 560 km (350 mi) of trails. The region includes easy, paved hiking trails, moderate dirt trails for hiking and biking, and moutaineering trails for serious backpackers and climbers. You can fish in a variety of lakes and streams, or try rafting for an adrenaline rush. The area is known for the mountain scenery, meadows, and wildlife--including elk, bears, pikas, and marmots. You can also go horseback riding, kayaking, or mountain biking. For Rocky Mountains and beyond, use our New Castle trip maker to get the most from your New Castle vacation.
map
Create an itinerary including Rocky Mountains

(New Castle is the nearest city to Rocky Mountains)

Rocky Mountains Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
326 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We had a super nice day, exploring some places in the Park. We went to Moraine Park and Estes Park, access to others was closed. The landscapes are beautiful, the sunset was amazing. There is a viewpoint where you can observe the entire mountain range. Auto $ 20 entry. Single person $ 10 bike. All $ 80 national parks annual pass.
    View original
  • From Denver arrived in a little over an hour by car. During the epic Rocky Mountains or standing big lake, you can enjoy the grandeur of nature. Big Elk seen in near the foot of the mountain, I was lucky.
    View original
  • I’ve probably hiked in The Rockies over 50 times. I’ve done a lot of the trails and I’ve camped here as well. It’s one of my favorite national parks. There is so much to do and see and every trail lea...  more »

Plan your trip to Colorado

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in New Castle

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Colorado by other users

8 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 37 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM GHANA July, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Florida & Durango BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Springfield & Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans