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Rocky Mountains, Colorado

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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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  • The mountains are breathtaking to see and to take pictures of although I was quite afraid of driving near the edges. Quite scary for me! We were there when there was some snow, so it was fantastic for...  more »
  • Rocky Mountain National Park to the Northwest from the capital city of Colorado, Denver (one way car) in about an hour and a half. Route through the Boulder from the Tokyo metropolitan area, route to I-25 North and westward through the lions from Longmont, head, and routes I-25 northbound and go West from Loveland. Is through Boulder must not expect travel time is hours of traffic congestion in urban areas, but it's the shortest time. Encounters with wild animals both chance and Rocky Mountain National Park was established in 1915, also maintained mountain passes as well as's best destinations for nature lovers. Do not forget to to become a mountain summer windbreaker and bring to avoid dehydration, as well as the recommended water and drink.
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