Trail Ridge Road

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Trail Ridge Road/Beaver Meadow Road

Address:c/o Rocky Mountain National Park
1000 Highway 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Web: Description:Winding through the forests and mountains of Rocky Mountain National Park, Trail Ridge Road/Beaver Meadow Road is one of the most spectacular drives in the United States. Various overlooks offer views of wooded valleys, mountain peaks, a stunning array of wildflowers, and arctic climatic conditions. At 10,758-foot Milner Pass, the byway meets the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, which ranges 3,100 miles from the Canada-Montana border to the Mexico-New Mexico border. The national park includes more than 350 miles of trails for hikers and backpackers of all skill levels.
Legth: 48 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway generally follows US 34 from Estes Park to Grand Lake, Colorado. Time to Allow: 2 hours. Designation/Year: All-American Road (1996).

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If you drive Trail Ridge Road on a summer afternoon, you might think all 3 million annual visitors are on the two-lane highway at one time.
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