Top 3 Things to Do at Rocky Mountain National Park
1. Go for a Mountain Hike
Over 350 miles of trails crisscross the Park, linking together alpine lakes, jagged peaks, thick lodgepole Pine forests and rocky tundra. Dominating the skyline, and topping out at 14,259 feet, Longs Peak is the ultimate adventure for enthusiastic hikers.
2. Watch for Wildlife
Home to thousands of elk, mule dear, marmots, bighorn sheep, and the occasional black beer, it’s not uncommon to have your park experience include a wildlife sighting. Come the end of August to watch the elk rut spectacle
3. Take a Scenic Drive on Trail Ridge Road
Known appropriately as the Highway to the Sky, Trail Ridge Road crosses the continental divide at a whopping 12,183 feet. Colorado has also designated Trail Ridge Road as a scenic and history byway. Up for something even more thrilling? Drive up the original mountain auto trail, Old Fall River Road.
Plan your vacation to Rocky Mountain National Park today!