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Rocky Mountain NP: Deer Lake Trail

 

Mar 8 2011in Rocky Mountain NP by ecnapier No Comments »

3.1 miles one-way 1,093 ft elevation gain. Deer Mtn trailhead 8,920 ft, Deer Mountain top 10,013 ft according to Foster’s RMNP: The Complete Hiking Guide This great easy hike is all trail, a switch-backing path through thick, sweet-smelling woods with gorgeous vista lookouts around every corner. Start at the Deer Mountain/Deer Ridge Trailhead on US [...]

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Rocky Mountain NP: Bear Lake to Emerald Lake Trail

 

Mar 8 2011in Rocky Mountain NP by ecnapier No Comments »

1.8 miles one-way, 650 ft elevation gain. Bear Lake Trailhead 9,450 ft, Emerald Lake 10,100 ft according to Foster’s RMNP: The Complete Hiking Guide. This is a great easy hike that is high reward regardless of how far you choose to go along this lake-studded trail. Start at the Bear Lake trailhead (park lower if [...]

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Rocky Mountain NP: Trail Ridge Road Drive

 

Mar 8 2011in Rocky Mountain NP by ecnapier No Comments »

This long and lovely drive connects Estes Park on the east to Grand Lake on the west of RMNP, giving visitors a great view of the whole park without ever leaving their car. (But please, leave your car!) It’s the highest continuous paved road in the United States, 48 miles long and 12,183 feet at [...]

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Estes Park: Elk Meadow Lodge and RV Resort

 

Mar 8 2011in Rocky Mountain NP by ecnapier No Comments »

1665 Colorado Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 800-582-5342 elkmeadowrv.com This RV park, located ½ mile outside the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center entrance of Rocky Mountain National park, is probably nicer for RVers than tent campers. While the views of sunset against the mountains are lovely and the bathrooms are very nice, there are only about [...]

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Rocky Mountain National Park: Tips For Your Trip

 

Mar 8 2011in Rocky Mountain NP by Jon Napier No Comments »

High altitudes, unpredictable weather, and steep terrains make Rocky Mountain National Park one of the most unique and interesting places in the country. As you can imagine, there are a number of things to consider before you go. Here are some tips for your trip! Those are some tall mountains With a handful of exceptions, [...]

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