Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park

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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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  • Trail Ridge Road thru Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most beautiful roads in the USA. The road takes you thru Alpine like mountains , with wild life on the side of the road. There was a pa...  more »
  • a beautiful drive in the park that takes you above the tree line. Sometimes it can get crowded but still worth the drive. Just take it slow and enjoy the frequent turn offs to stop and take in the maj...  more »
  • Trail Ridge Road did not have a lot of traffic on the road itself, but all scenic pull offs and rest areas were jammed with people, and this was in September after kids had gone back to school. I shud...  more »

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