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Rocky Mountain National Park Will Reopen Saturday, Oct. 12

From the Office of Gov. John Hickenlooper Rocky Mountain National Park will reopen Saturday Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and the U.S. Department of the Interior announced today Rocky Mountain National Park will reopen Saturday. Trail Ridge Road will also reopen as soon as the highway can be plowed to help with ongoing flood recovery efforts in Estes Park and Larimer County. The state will ...

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Visit Rocky Mountain National Park

 Grand Lake continues to welcome visitors, the fall colors are vibrant and now even more areas and trails have opened in the park. In addition to the openings that were announced Thursday, the open areas now include: Wild Basin up to the winter trailhead and parking area as well as most of the backcountry campsites on the east side of the park. This brings the total open areas in the park to ninety-nine per ...

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Most of Rocky Mountain National Park Reopens

On Thursday, September 26, ninety-three percent of Rocky Mountain National Park is now open to the public. By Thursday afternoon gates will be opened on Bear Lake Road, Upper Beaver Meadows, Lumpy Ridge and Longs Peak Road. Trail Ridge Road opened earlier in the day after a second convoy of critical rock crusher equipment moved through the park from Grand County to Estes Park. Areas that remain closed due t ...

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Recreation Sites Begin To Reopen on East Side of Rocky Mountain National Park

On Wednesday, September 25, three trails and areas of Rocky Mountain National Park on the east side that were impacted by the flood are reopening for public use. Hidden Valley nature trail loop, picnic area, parking and restrooms are now open. This site is located along the lower stretch of Trail Ridge Road just off Highway 34. For those familiar with the park they will remember that this is the former Hidd ...

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Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road to Remain Closed for Heavy Equipment Caravan

As of 1pm, Wednesday, Sept. 25 Trail Ridge Road is open again. The road will close again at 8pm. On Wednesday and Thursday, September 25 and 26, essential heavy equipment for infrastructure repairs due to recent flooding will traverse Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park from Grand Lake to Estes Park. The equipment, including a large rock crusher, will be used to make road base around the T ...

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Timber Creek Campground Reopens

Rocky Mountain National Park continues to incrementally reopen. All backcountry trails on the WEST side of the park are open, but, for day use only at this time. Timber Creek Campground is opening this morning. For now, no camping fee will be charged. Trail Ridge Road is open to both east and west bound visitor traffic and the communities of Grand Lake and Estes Park are open and welcoming visitors. Because ...

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More Trails Open At Rocky Mountain National

Rocky Mountain National Park continues to incrementally reopen. The Alpine Ridge and Tundra Communities Trails, as well as the Forest Canyon Overlook, all located above tree line on Trail Ridge Road, are now open to park visitors. Trail Ridge Road is open to both east and west bound visitor traffic and the communities of Grand Lake and Estes Park are open and welcoming visitors. This morning, Trail Ridge Ro ...

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