Road Status Report
Rocky Mountain National Park has the highest paved roads in any National Park in the United States. Trail Ridge Road crests at 12,183 feet. Due to the high elevations and exposure, park roads are subject to strong winds and rapid weather changes. Road conditions in and around the park can change quickly, particularly in the spring and fall.
Trail Ridge Road:
Because weather conditions may change rapidly, particularly in spring and fall, park visitors should be prepared to adjust travel plans accordingly and are encouraged to call the park's Trail Ridge Road recorded status line at 970-586-1222. To learn more about this scenic drive, click here.
For information about Rocky Mountain National Park call 970-586-1206 daily 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Mountain Time).
Colorado Division of Transportation (CDOT) - Traveler Information: For information about roads outside the park call 303-639-1111 from Denver or out-of-state. For inquiries within Colorado but outside the Denver area, please call 877-315-7623. Or visit the CDOT website at http://www.cotrip.org/roadConditions.htm
Old Fall River Road: Closed.
Fall River Road is a steep, one-way unpaved road. When open to vehicles, it is not suitable for RVs or low-clearance vehicles, but provides spectacular views for suitable passenger cars, trucks, or SUVs. Click here to learn more.
Vehicles with trailers or vehicles exceeding 25 feet in length are not permitted on Old Fall River Road.
For more information about traveling on Old Fall River Road, click here.
Fern Lake Road: Open for the season.
Wild Basin Road: Open for the season.
Twin Sisters Trailhead Access Road: Open for the season.
Upper Beaver Meadows Road: Open for the season.
Endovalley Road: Open for the season.
For information about other area closures in the park, click here.
Like to see as many byways as you can? On the outskirts of Rocky is the oldest Colorado Scenic Byway, Peak to Peak, and another America's Byway, the Colorado River Headwaters. To discover more about other Colorado Scenic Byways click here.
Updated: June 16, 2013 3:45 p.m.
Did You Know?
RMNA has helped Rocky complete more than 40 projects valued at $10 million since 1986. They include the McGraw Ranch, the Fall River Visitor Center, and the Storm Mountain Pass trail. More...