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Rocky Mountains, Colorado
(5/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Rocky Mountains on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our New Castle itinerary builder.
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  • Absolutely love the different views and scenery. Would definitely go back again. My youngest girl is 8 and she was delighted by the snow. We want to take a ride on the train in Durango thru the Rockie...  more »
  • Beautiful October weather - time saver- use the Park and Ride service. Trails to Dream Lake and Emerald Lake are popular- aim for morning start - trails are well maintained - don't miss Bear Lake - ea...  more »
  • This is an incredible park IF you can get a parking place. We were forced to higher elevations to park and hence altitude sickness hit hard for 24 hours, even after coming out of the park. The mountai...  more »