Old Fall River Road will be closed in 2014 due to flood damage
Damages on Old Fall River Road are extensive and the road will remain closed to vehicles through 2014. It is unknown at this time whether hikers and bicyclists will be allowed on the road. More »
Impacts from September 2013 Flood
Due to recent flooding, there are still some closures in the park that could affect your visit. More »
Old Fall River Road Remains Temporarily Closed Due To Damage Caused By Yesterday’s Severe Weather
Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363
A severe thunderstorm moved through Rocky Mountain National Park yesterday afternoon causing heavy rains, over an inch of hail, and intense lightning. The temperature at Alpine Visitor Center (11,796 feet) dropped to 38 degrees. Trail Ridge Road was temporarily closed and reopened late yesterday afternoon. Due to damage caused from the storm, Old Fall River Road remains temporarily closed until road crews are able to make needed repairs.
For further information on Rocky Mountain National Park please call the park's Information Office at (970) 586-1206.
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