Rocky Mountain National Park Travel Guide
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Plan Your Rocky Mountain National Park Vacation
Anyone who delights in alpine lakes, dense forests, and abundant wildlife—not to mention dizzying heights—should consider Rocky Mountain National Park. Here, a single hour's drive leads from a 7,800-foot elevation at park headquarters to the 12,183-foot apex of the twisting and turning Trail Ridge Road. More than 355 miles of hiking trails take you to the park's many treasures: meadows flush with wildflowers, cool dense forests of lodgepole pine and Engelmann spruce, and the noticeable presence of wildlife, including elk and bighorn sheep.
Restaurants in north central Colorado run the gamut from simple diners with tasty, homey basics to elegant establishments with extensive wine lists. Some...read more
Things To Do in Rocky Mountain National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Awesome ascents: Seasoned climbers can trek to the summit of 14,259-foot Longs Peak or attack the rounded granite domes of Lumpy Ridge. Novices... Read more
Five top-notch campgrounds and one group camping area accommodate campers looking to stay in a tent, trailer, or RV (only three campgrounds accept... Read more
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains, by Isabella L. Bird, has long been a favorite with Colorado residents and visitors to the park.... Read more
If you see a group of cars pulled over at a seemingly random section of road, with passengers staring intently at something in the distance... Read more
Volcanic uplifts and the savage clawing of receding glaciers created Rocky Mountain's majestic landscape. You'll find four distinct ecosystems... Read more
At 14,259 feet above sea level, Longs Peak has long fascinated explorers to the region. Explorer and author Isabella L. Bird wrote of it, "It... Read more
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Day 1 - 28th Oct.(15 miles) Our weather reports had told us that overnight and morning would be the worst storms in the UK for 25 yrs. Got to be true as they had been forecasting it for days and days before. Read more
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