Trail Ridge Road in Winter

a photo of Trail Ridge Road in winter
Trail Ridge Road, in Rocky Mountain National Park, becomes treacherous and difficult to keep open at this time of year. Ultimately we are forced to close it each year because it is no longer safe to drive or to plow.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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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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