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How To Reach the Park

Motorists from eastern points approach the park over U. S. 34, via Loveland, through the scenic Big Thompson Canyon; or via Longmont, to Lyons, where there is a choice between the North St. Vrain Highway (State Route 66), and the longer but more scenic South St. Vrain Highway (State Route 7), via Raymond and Allenspark.

Travel from the west approaches the Grand Lake entrance to the park, over U. S. 34 from its junction with U. S. 40 near Granby. Nearly all oil companies and service stations can supply dependable road maps, or you may consult your local travel agency for details.

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Connections with transcontinental airlines, railroads, or bus lines are made at Denver, Greeley, and Granby by the Colorado Transportation Co. during the travel season.

All-expense tours, covering loop trips from Denver to Estes Park over the Trail Ridge Road, returning, via Granby and Berthoud Pass, over U. S. 40, are offered during the summer. Special trips within the park are conducted under Government franchise. Touring car service is available at established rates. Further information may be obtained from the Colorado Transportation Co., 1730 Glenarm Place, Denver 2, Colo. But service to the park begins in early June and continues until late September. Limited service is available the entire year to the village of Estes Park.

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