Is Trail Ridge Road open right now?
Trail Ridge Road is OPEN for the season to vehicles for through travel. Be prepared for winter driving conditions due to snow and ice on the road and the potential for freezing temperatures.
Is Trail Ridge Road open in Estes Park?
Trail Ridge Road is generally open and ready for travel from the end of May through October. The road, which connects the west and east entrances of Rocky Mountain National Park, closes each year due to snow accumulation. Call the park’s Trail Ridge Road recorded status line at 970-586-1222 for current conditions.
Is Trail Ridge Road scary to drive?
a scary drive!! for the driver, trail ridge road is terrifying. there are no guard rails. a ranger told me they used to have them but they took them out because there were too many accidents.
Does Trail Ridge Road cost money?
$30 pass that is good for 7 days to the national park.
Can you turn around on Trail Ridge Road?
We officially called the end of Trail Ridge Road for us here, although you can stop at any point that works best for you. You can turn around and go back the way you came or make a big loop through Idaho Springs and Denver, just be aware it will take much longer this way.
How safe is Trail Ridge Road?
Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park offers no guardrails to keep you from plunging off the mountainside. And yet, according to park officials, there have been very few fatal accidents along Trail Ridge Road.
Is the road to Estes Park scary?
The roads that take you to Estes Park are not “scary” at all. Some people think that Old Fall River Road in RMNP is “scary” because there are no guardrails. You can watch more videos of the drive over TRR on YouTube.
Can I drive Trail Ridge Road without a pass?
An entrance pass is always required to enter Rocky Mountain National Park. All passes are available at all staffed park entrance stations.
Is driving through Rocky Mountain National Park scary?
If you don’t like heights be warned, there are switch backs and steep sides with very few barriers on this route through the mountains. The road is actually far less scary than many of Colorado’s famous mountain roads.