Old Fall River Road In Rocky Mountain National Park Closed For The Season

Snowplow operations October 4, 2017 Trail Ridge Road
Park snowplow operators tackle large drifts on Trail Ridge Road, October 4, 2017

Courtesy Rocky Mountain National Park

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News Release Date: October 5, 2017

Contact: Kyle Patterson, Public Affairs Officer, (970) 586-1363

Contact: General Park Information, (970) 586-1206

Old Fall River Road closed for the season to vehicles on October 2. The road will be open to bicycles and leashed pets through November 30. On December 1, the road will revert to trail status.

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park continues to be closed due to snow accumulation from the recent storm, four foot drifting in some locations, wind and overnight freezing temperatures at higher elevations.

For recorded Trail Ridge Road open/close status please call (970) 586-1222. For more information about Rocky Mountain National Park please visit www.nps.gov/romo or call the park’s Information Office at (970) 586-1206.




Last updated: October 5, 2017

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1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


(970) 586-1206
Through winter, the Information Office is open 8:00 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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