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The best stop on the Trail Ridge Drive

Superb mountain Vistas here. The best on the drive. Take the short walk to the overlook from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
geoffviking
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St Helens, United Kingdom
The Fires Are Smothered!

The forest fires are extinguished and the skies are clear again (9/11/2018). Thanks to the fire... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ckell71121
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Leawood, Kansas
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Trail Ridge Rd., about 14 mi southeast of Alpine visitor center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb mountain Vistas here. The best on the drive. Take the short walk to the overlook from the car pull in & take the camera/binoculars. When we were there 1 September there was little smoke but a helicopter was dropping water onto the land below.

Thank geoffviking
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The forest fires are extinguished and the skies are clear again (9/11/2018). Thanks to the fire fighters, loggers and volunteers that helped control the fires!

1  Thank ckell71121
Reviewed 10 September 2018

If your traveling of the Trail Ridge road don't pass this stop without a look. The views are inspiring and well worth the time spent.

Thank JLPeterson58
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Don't forget to stop to view the beautiful scenery. Absolutely breath taking. You can see for miles.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 20 July 2018

nice spot to spot and take pictures and look for wildlife; there was a very informative park ranger there when we arrived-gave us all lots of information about the area; chilly in the alpine areas!

Thank TeamO_05
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We went today, stopping about 8am. I was photographing some of the pretty wild flowers-beautiful scenery and park asks you to stay on path only as horticulture is fragile. I heard someone comment, I knew someone spotted something, I stood to see 2 adult, and...More

Thank catinthehat336
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

I'm from California and visit the Yosemite high country as often as I can. I thought that was beautiful until I came to Rocky Mountain National Park. Of all the stunning places I experienced in RMNP, I think the Forest Canyon Overlook was my favorite....More

2  Thank Emily Y
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

My group happened to come across Forest Canyon Overlook by mistake. We took the wrong road to get to Bear Lake and didn't realize it until it was too late. This was our turn around point, and we are so glad that we stopped here....More

Thank jmak620
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is one of many stops along Trail Ridge Road and is pretty high up there. It is just a short walk to the edge where you see a beautiful canyon with surrounding mountains. Even in mid-September it was cold and windy there. I needed...More

Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing point of view when you go up the mountains in the Rocky Mountain national park. The landscape from the top is outstanding, the snowy mountains, the lake at their feet. With the blu sky it was breathtaking....

Thank Giuseppe C
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