Rocky Mountain National Park announced yesterday, May 3, that Trail Ridge Road is now open up to Rainbow Curve. It is still closed between Rainbow and the Colorado River Trailhead on the west side. Weather permitting, the entire road will open… Read More ›
Rocky Mtn Natl Park
National parks aren’t always born of whole cloth. Their borders on the day they are established may continue to fluctuate and change according to the whims and efforts of special interest groups and individuals. Rocky Mountain National Park is like… Read More ›
Plowing Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road every spring and getting it ready for summer traffic is a big job. More than 8 of the road’s 48 miles lie above 11,000 feet.
By now most of my readers must be convinced that I’m a paid shill for Rocky Mountain National Park and the gateway town of Estes Park. I assure you I am not. It’s just that I’ve spent most of my vacations (since… Read More ›