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Alpine Visitor Center

Trail Ridge Rd., 22 mi from the Beaver Meadows entrance station, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
+1 970-586-1206
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Nice high visitor center

We came upon this center after driving up old fall road. It has all the services that you need and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael W
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Takes your breath away!

We were staying in Denver and drive from there to the Park. We left around 10am and arrived a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rahymapadron
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (60 reviews)
“parking lot” (37 reviews)
LOCATION
Trail Ridge Rd., 22 mi from the Beaver Meadows entrance station, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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+1 970-586-1206
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came upon this center after driving up old fall road. It has all the services that you need and want from a national park visitor center - nice gift shop, toilets, and a cafe as well as information on nearby attractions

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were staying in Denver and drive from there to the Park. We left around 10am and arrived a little before 1pm. We stop at Rainbow Curve, Forest Canyon Overlook, Rock Cut, and the Alpine Visitor Center. We found enough bathrooms along the way. We...More

Thank rahymapadron
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great stop along our long day driving through the park. Bathrooms, visitors center and gift shop/café next door. The visitors center has great educational animal exhibits! The views are amazing. Dress warm as it is REALLY cold and windy up there.

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Unbelievable scenery. It is in the middle of the tundra above the tree line. You can see the snow peaked mountains in the background.After driving Trail Head Road, this is at the very top. It was worth the stop if you can be patient enough...More

Thank Buddhika S
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was worth the stop just to use the rest room. they have very nice place for the kids to get some down time and get them out of the car.

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last Sunday / Monday / Tuesday I found a parking space @ the Alpine Visitors Center 3x upon entering the lot. Inside the Center, I enjoyed the interesting exhibits depicting animal life seen in the Alpine area. The AVC, Trail Ridge Store & Cafe', &...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This visitor center is unique as it is the highest visitor center in the NPS. It has an inside area white ceiling to floor windows with great views. There is also a gift shop and little cafe. It is very crowded in the summer/early fall...More

Thank xhelloworldx
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alpine Visitor's Center and wheelchair accessible restrooms don't open until 9:00 a.m. (summer hours, after June. 10:30 a.m. in May), but there are pit toilets across the parking lot that never close. There is a large parking lot, overlooks of alpine tundra, The Fall...More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by the Alpine Visitors Center several times during our week long vacation in RMNP. There are two restroom facilities as well as a large gift shop and cafe. The visitors center opens at 10 am and is located at the intersection of Old...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to stop and enjoy the view of the tundra, see the exhibits in the visitor center and enjoy a visit to the surprisingly good gift shop.

Thank CMN14
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ovi82ovi
30 August 2016|
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Response from Beachbum101sos | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. Basic stuff
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DebbieMorse
19 September 2015|
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Response from Wayne R |
Depending on the traffic it can be less than an 1/2 hour.
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