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Trail Ridge Road

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Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
+1 970-586-1222
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grand lake” (383 reviews)
“estes park” (487 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (185 reviews)
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Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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"grand lake"
in 383 reviews
"estes park"
in 487 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 185 reviews
"alpine visitor center"
in 211 reviews
"trail ridge"
in 144 reviews
"take pictures"
in 115 reviews
"saw elk"
in 99 reviews
"tree line"
in 117 reviews
"rainbow curve"
in 45 reviews
"drop offs"
in 47 reviews
"amazing views"
in 119 reviews
"continental divide"
in 114 reviews
"take your time"
in 124 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 63 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 36 reviews
"bring a jacket"
in 40 reviews
"pull over"
in 39 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Started at the Beavers Meadows visitors center and drove over to Grand Lake. We stopped at every opportunity to take pictures. It took us “hours to drive” and was worth every minute. Some places we got out of the car to enjoy the scenery and...More

Thank NancyGail
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing journey and so different depending on the month. I took my son and grand kids and I were mesmerized by the view, and the narrow winding roads. We go really lucky and saw elk, a moose cow and calf and big...More

Thank Ken C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Highest road in the Continental US. Great scenery above the tree tops and lots of wildlife. Very nice gift shop at the Alpine Center.

Thank KaiFl
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although a bit scary to imagine at the Alpine Tundra levels above tree lines - it is a must have experience and one of the greatest scenic treats in US. The 11 mile stretch on the very top of this highway that goes all the...More

Thank JayTua
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were going to just go from Estes Park to Alpine Center, the ranger suggest we go completely through the park & turn around in Grand Lake. That was the best advice! Most the wildlife we saw were past Alpine Center. The trail has lots...More

Thank kipwatts
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got up early again and before hitting the road we stopped and got our donuts and sandwiches for eating later at a beautiful lookout. The trip to the top of the road is about 45 minutes with little traffic and stopping a few times...More

Thank IowaJim2015
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of twists and turns on the road, and lots of altitude. An great drive from Estes Park to the Alpine Visitor Center (> 12,000 ft).

Thank Neapolitan1234
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited RMNP with my wife and two teenage boys and this was my absolute favorite thing during our week long visit. It took about 3 hours for us to drive from Estes Park to Grand Lake which included stops along the way. Don't rush...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are a motorcycle rider put this road on your bucket list for sure. The same goes for if you don’t ride. This is a must for anyone who enjoys nature. We lost count of the elk that we saw, also saw a few...More

Thank Dana W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This drive is totally worth the two hours! So many spectacular views! We a lot of wildlife along the drive, which was fun. The road and many of the pull outs were too busy for my taste when we did it during peak hours, but...More

Thank NLMNLADY
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Lorena M
8 June 2018|
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Response from rwdw | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lorena, No worries, Trail Ridge Road is a paved 2 lane road. We saw many vans along the road and I do not believe you should have any problems. The drive is beautiful with many places to stop along the way. Enjoy your... More
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Regina S
28 May 2018|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
There is no way I would drive from Grand Lake over Trail Ridge Road in the dark, but by 4:30 am, you should have some early morning light. When you travel west to east on Trail Ridge Road, you are on the outside lane with... More
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Rajnikantf
20 May 2018|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
When you drive from the Alpine Visitor Center to Estes Park, you are on the outside lane with the drop-offs so that section of Trail Ridge Road can intimidate some people. The whole route is not scary, just a few areas... More
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