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Trail Ridge Road

Drive on top of the world in the Rocky Mountains

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Trail Ridge Road
  • Colorado - United States of America, North America
  • 77 km
  • 1:32 hr

This 77 km road from Estes Park to the town of Grand Lake takes in some of the best views of the Rocky Mountains National Park.

Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuously paved highway of the United Stated and travels partly above the tree line. Situated in Colorado the thrilling views, wildlife sightings and spectacular alpine wildflower exhibitions: the road offers it all from the comfort of your car. The vistas, best enjoyed from one of several marked road pullovers, are extravagant and will make you feel like you are on top of the world, sweeping north to Wyoming, east across the Front Range cities and Great Plains, south and west into the heart of the Rockies.

Please note: This road is generally open from late May through the end of October, so plan this trip ahead.

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