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Rocky Mountain National Park
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The statistics speak for themselves: Rocky Mountain National Park is the third most visited national park in the United States and the most popular in Colorado, for good reason. Of the park’s nearly 450 square miles, 100 of them are breathtaking peaks, and 350 more are hiking trails that weave through the park. Rocky Mountain possesses something classic, something that can’t be outdone in its simplicity. This is the quintessential US national park, abundant with opportunities for hiking, camping, and sightseeing through mountains and woods. Rocky Mountain National Park is home to some of the best views in all of Colorado, especially along Trail Ridge Road, where you can stand amidst the Rockies looking out onto the range in every direction. Longtime favorite hikes like Bear Lake and Emerald Lake Trail offer great picnic spots for the family, while more adventurous hikers can take on the beautiful Chasm Lake or Mt. Ida summits, to name just a few. And what’s best about Rocky Mountain National Park is that it’s an entire destination where you can either camp or relax in the nearby mountain town of Estes Park. But even if you only have a day, and you’re driving in from Denver or another part of the state, Rocky Mountain National Park can’t be topped.
savannah.whitmer 2 years ago
Think Colorado, think Rocky Mountains. That’s just how it goes. So, where else to get you fix of the legendary Continental Divide than at the much-loved Rocky Mountain National Park? There’s a handful of climactic zones to get through, from the moose-spotted meadowlands to the alpine tundra of the windy mountaintops. With Denver just on the doorstep, the reserve is a major recreational attraction. Climbers, hikers, snowshoe walkers, skiers – they all come for a taste of the wild beneath the gaze of wise old Longs Peak (the northernmost fourteener in the Rockies).
jrfrancis 2 years ago
Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the 10 most visited national parks in the United States in 2020. Located in Colorado, the park offers awe-inspiring views of 77 mountain peaks and more than 400 square miles of unspoiled wilderness. Visitors can explore the park's diverse ecosystem, including alpine tundra, mountain forests, and high-altitude lakes, and enjoy hiking, camping, wildlife watching, and scenic drives.
seeker 3 months ago
The Rocky Mountain National Park encompasses iconic mountainous landscapes, spectacularly starry night skies, hiking tails, and green plantlife dotted with colorful wildflowers. Explore one of the United States’ most famous mountains through extensive trails and lookout points, and breathe in the fresh clear high-altitude air alongside snow-topped hillsides.
seeker 2 years ago
If you’re keen to see the Milky Way dazzling over the ridges of the wild Rocky Mountains, this stunning corner of Colorado is the one for you. Yes, the ski resorts and Boulder are close, but you can climb into hidden valleys where the light pollution can’t reach.
jrfrancis 2 years ago
lwithrow 2 years ago
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