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Forest Canyon Overlook, Rocky Mountain National Park

Categories: Lookouts, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
Forest Canyon Overlook is located in Rocky Mountain National Park. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Forest Canyon Overlook and many more Estes Park attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Estes Park itinerary planner.
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  • This is one of the must stops along the road in RMNP. Wide, scenic views of the mountains go for miles and miles around in all directions. It can get crowded, but its worth it to stop and just take ev...  read more »
  • The trail ridge road has got multiple beautiful stops. I would highly recommend stopping at this spot because it gives a very wide angle view of the park. Must must get out the car and walk here. 
  • A challenging ride if you're height sensitive. We went to the top of Trail Ridge, so this may be the down trail on the other side of RMNP. We passed the Alpine Center. My husband drove and did a fine ...  read more »
  • Every turn off you see in RMNP should be a stop. Beautiful views in a beautiful park. Make sure to always stay on trail to protect the fragile terrain so those views remain lush!
  • Beautiful spot with some good info. They have free wifi, and good restrooms. Can't beat this spot in Rocky Mountain National Park, and it's worth stopping at for anyone that comes by.
  • PACKED with people. Would have been much more enjoyable without the throngs of human flesh. There were elk nearby even with all the hubbub. The views were obviously outstanding. Truly majestic.
  • Breathtaking view! However that may be due the lack of oxygen... All jokes aside, it's absolutely beautiful. I also enjoyed watching the thriving wildlife. Careful if you are sensitive to altitude sickness though. This is at about 12k feet and above tree line.
  • Beautiful here. We were there super early. Not many people around. On our way back down (about 2 hours later) the place was packed.
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