Rocky Mountain National Park
373 locals recommend ·
Tips from locals
Get there early or go after 4. It can become very crowded during the day. Ask the ranger for recommendations of trails and activities. Get the paper and map. Participate in ranger talks and/or ranger led hikes. If you have a child, encourage him/her to earn the junior ranger badge. Take a lunch. You…
71 miles west of Denver on Hwy. 36 Colorado's No. 1 attraction, Rocky Mountain National Park, offers an unforgettable trip into the heart of the Rocky Mountains. More than 350 miles of trails meander to valleys of wildflowers, thundering waterfalls, high alpine lakes and craggy, snowcapped peaks…
Tons of great options for hiking and sight seeing. Check out the Emerald Lake trail if you are looking for a beautiful hike. Rocky Mountain National Park can get very busy so I recommend getting there early to avoid the traffic.
A National Park to easily take off your bucket list. A gorgeous drive on Peak to Peak Highway, stop in Nederland for Breakfast or Dinner. Some parts of the park are closed for winter months.