You don’t have to be a mountain climber to enjoy the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park. The awe-inspiring vistas, the sheer mountain faces, and elk everywhere greet you when you visit Rocky Mountain National Park. Rocky Mountain National Park Travel Tips! Hiking, Summer, Fall, Winter, what to pack for Colorado and more!
Size – 265,770 acres
Visitors – 3,343,751 in 2014
Rocky Mountain National Park Travel Tips
Location – a 90-minute drive from Denver, Colorado
Timing– Sunrise is amazing in the park plus you have a great chance of seeing wildlife with a lot fewer people in the park with you.
The park is open year round, but Trail Ridge Road is closed from mid-October to Memorial Day. For current Trail Ridge Road status call 970-586-1222.
Where to stay – Estes Park is the closest town to Rocky Mountain National Park. There are hotels, restaurants and the main street filled with gift shops and candy stores.
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