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Ride The Rockies To Travel Through Rocky Mountain National Park

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Date: June 5, 2012
Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363

On Thursday, June 14, Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour will be traveling over Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park. Please be prepared for heavy cycling traffic with the potential of numerous delays during the morning and early afternoon hours. Approximately 2,500 cyclists are expected to participate.         

The tour begins in Granby at 4:30 a.m. and follows US Highway 34 through the Fall River Entrance to Estes Park via Trail Ridge Road. Most participants should be off the highway by 2:00 p.m.       

Park staff ask visitors to please plan ahead, share the road and drive safely. For more information on Rocky Mountain National Park please call the park's Information Office at (970) 586-1206.  

Did You Know?

a photo of Elizabeth Burnell, the nation's first female nature guide

Rocky Mountain National Park licensed the nation’s first female nature guides in 1917. Sisters Ester and Elizabeth Burnell learned the naturalist trade from advocate and author Enos Mills.