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Trail Ridge Road

  • Trail Ridge Road is CLOSED for the season to vehciles for through travel.
  • Currently Trail Ridge Road is open to Many Parks Curve on the east side of the park. It is open only to the Colorado River Trailhead on the west side of the park. Learn more.
  • Be prepared for winter driving conditions due to snow and ice on the road and the potential for freezing temperatures.

Trail Ridge Road Status Line: 970 586-1222
This recorded message has the most up-to-date information on whether Trail Ridge Road is open or closed and is available 24 hours per day.

  • Extreme weather can change the status of Trail Ridge Road at any time—be ready to adjust your travel plans if needed, and always check the weather before you start your drive.
  • There are no shoulders and few guardrails.
  • Trail Ridge Road is not plowed between 4 pm and 7 am.

Learn more about this scenic drive.


Old Fall River Road

  • Old Fall River Road is CLOSED for the season to vehicle traffic.
  • While safe to drive for most passenger vehicles, Old Fall River Road has a dirt surface and is winding and narrow.
  • The road is one-way only from Endovalley Picnic Area to above treeline at Fall River Pass.
  • Vehicles over 25 feet or pulling trailers are prohibited.

Last updated: January 4, 2021

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Mailing Address:

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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