One of the key factors to welcome the season of summer to Colorado is when Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opens for the season.

Trail Ridge Road Opens In Rocky Mountain National Park
Getty Images

Friday, May 27, Estes Park Tail Gazette has announced the opening of Trail Ridge Road. The highest point of Trail Ridge Road reaches an elevation of 12,183 feet above sea level and is one of the most exciting roads to drive in all of North America.

K99 logo
Get our free mobile app

Weather Conditions and Trail Ridge Road

Melting snow on Trail Ridge Road and possible freezing temperatures could mean icy conditions and possible road hazards. Visitors of Rocky Mountain National Park should be prepared for ice and blowing snow while making the drive on Trail Ridge Road.

Changes to the road status of Trail Ridge Road can happen quickly. Visitors can contact the recorded status line for information at 970-586-1222.

Timed Entry at Rocky Mountain National Park Begins May 27, 2022.

Timed entry into Rocky Mountain National Park starts this Friday and will continue through October 10. Currently, there are two options for entry reservations.

  • 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Park access with Bear Lake Road
  • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Park access with no Bear Lake Road

Plan your adventure to Rocky Mountain National Park in advance with a timed entry reservation through the National Parks Service.

Estes Park Trail Gazette also says that the Alpine Visitor Center is scheduled to open on Saturday, May 28 and the Trail Ridge Store should open later next week.

Source: Estes Park Trail Gazette

Former Broncos Player Orlando Franklin Selling Cherry Hills Mansion for $9.9 Million

The former Denver Broncos player is selling a stunning Cherry Hills mansion for $9.95 million.

Von Miller's Iconic Colorado Home Featuring "Club 58" Now Up For Sale - See Inside

Now that Von Miller no longer plays for the Denver Broncos, it seems more than reasonable as to why he'd decide to sell his Colorado home, which is listed on the housing market now for a hefty 4.125 million dollars.

Miller's Foxfield, CO home is situated on over four acres of land and features over 17,000 square feet of living space.

Keep scrolling to see inside the former Denver Bronco's unique, iconic home:

Broncos Release Full 2022 Schedule Featuring Five Primetime Games

More From K99