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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  • incredible drive through an amazing protected area. views are incredible, highly recommended for anyone traveling  more »
  • The views from the top are great. The road to Granby is often home to moose. Stop at the visitor center and enjoy a treat.  more »
  • This is a must if you go to Estes Park. We actually drove up from Colorado Springs and went up through Grand Lake and took Trail Ridge Road all the way to Estes Park. Each day in Estes Park we would d...  more »
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