High-elevation road in Rocky Mountain Park closes for season

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High-elevation road in Rocky Mountain Park closes for season

Visitors take in the view from an overlook on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park near Estes Park. The National Park Service announced Wednesday that the road has closed for the season. Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuous paved highway in the United States, reaching an elevation of 12,183 feet. It usually reopens in the last week of May, if weather allows plows to clear the snow by then.

High-elevation road in Rocky Mountain Park closes for season

Visitors take in the view from an overlook on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park near Estes Park. The National Park Service announced Wednesday that the road has closed for the season. Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuous paved highway in the United States, reaching an elevation of 12,183 feet. It usually reopens in the last week of May, if weather allows plows to clear the snow by then.
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