Welcome to Rocky Mountain National Park
Though Rocky Mountain National Park doesn’t rank among the largest national parks in the USA (it’s only 265,000 acres), it’s rightly among one of the most popular, hosting four million visitors every year... Read More
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Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip from Denver
Get out of Denver and explore the gorgeous natural scenery Colorado is famous for on this day trip. Enjoy mountain scenery as you travel over Berthoud Pass, crossing the Continental Divide. Browse the quaint shops in the ski resort town of Winter Park, and enjoy the shores of Grand Lake. Ascend more than 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) above sea level at Rocky National Park to take in majestic vistas and watch for wildlife. Numbers are limited to 10 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.Following pickup from your Denver hotel or the Cherry Creek Shopping Center in central Denver, travel by comfortable, air-conditioned coach into the famous Rocky Mountains, or Rockies for short. Your knowledgeable driver delves into the powerful geologic forces that created this stunning mountain range as you drive over Berthoud Pass, 11,314 feet (3,448 meters) above sea level, crossing the Continental Divide. Continue to admire the rugged Rockies as you descend curving, tree-lined roads. Pause in Winter Park, a small ski resort town on the western slope of the Continental Divide with fun family activities throughout the year. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and explore the charming boutiques before heading to another mountain town, Grand Lake. Enjoy lunch at an outdoor cafe with fantastic views of the town's namesake, the largest and deepest natural lake in Colorado. Your tour culminates at Rocky Mountain National Park, a 265,000-acre (107,240-hectare) park with 150 lakes and dozens of lofty mountain peaks. Keep your eyes open for elk, bighorn sheep, moose and black bears as you make your way through the park. Drive along Trail Ridge Road, ascending more than 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) above sea level. Along the way, pause at overlooks for incredible photo ops of peaks, valleys and rushing streams. Enjoy more scenic mountain roads on your return journey, and conclude your 10-hour day trip in central Denver.