Road Status Report

Road Motorized Vehicles Bicycles Leashed Pets
Trail Ridge Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Old Fall River Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Bear Lake Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Campground Roads (except Moraine Park) OPEN OPEN OPEN
Coyote Valley Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Endovalley Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Fern Lake Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
High Drive OPEN OPEN OPEN
Inholders Access Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Kaley Cottage Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Moraine Park Campground Roads OPEN OPEN OPEN
North Inlet Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Twin Sisters Trailhead Access Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Upper Beaver Meadows Road OPEN OPEN OPEN
Wild Basin Road OPEN OPEN OPEN

Note: Click underlined road names for more details

 
 

Trail Ridge Road

Open to motorized vehicles
Open to bicycles and leashed pets

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

Open to motorized vehicles
Open to bicycles and leashed pets
August 17: Old Fall River Road and Alpine Visitor Center will be CLOSED

  • 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.
 

Delays and Closures Due to Road Work

A major pavement preservation project continues in Rocky Mountain National Park. This important project is critical for the long term protection of park roads and parking areas. In addition to closures and delays listed below, expect up to 20 minute rolling delays due to striping and other road work throughout the park.

Closure types

  • CLOSED: The road or facility will be completely closed for the entire day.
  • Lane closure: single lanes will be closed, with pilot cars and/or signage guiding vehicles.
  • 50% reduced parking: Half of the parking area will closed to parking.
Date Area Closure
August 10 Fall River Entrance Lane closure
Longs Peak Trailhead 50% reduced parking
Park and Ride 50% reduced parking
Trail Ridge Road Lane closure
August 11 Moraine Park Discovery Center and parking area CLOSED
Park and Ride 50% reduced parking
Trail Ridge Road Lane closure
August 14 Park and Ride 50% reduced parking
Trail Ridge Road Lane closure
August 15 Sprague Lake parking area CLOSED
Trail Ridge Road Lane closure
August 16 Trail Ridge Road Lane closure
August 17 Alpine Visitor Center CLOSED
Old Fall River Road CLOSED
Trail Ridge Road Lane closure
August 18 Endovalley Road Lane closure

Last updated: August 10, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Phone:

(970) 586-1206
General park questions: (970) 586-1206. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970)586-1222.

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