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Old Fall River: RMNP’s Other Scenic Drive

Trail Ridge Road’s older sibling, the un-paved Old Fall River Road offers a more rugged course to the alpine tundra in Rocky Mountain National Park. Early History The first route for automobiles in Rocky Mountain National Park, Old Fall River Road was constructed in 1920. The gravel road leads…

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6 Ways to Celebrate Independence Day in Estes Park

The 4 th of July is one of the highlights of the summer—here’s how to do it right Fill up on Freedom Start the day off with an all-American breakfast before heading out to the day’s events with a 4th of July pancake breakfast. Held at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church, the Independence Day…

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10 Ways to Get Outside this Summer

1. Rock Climbing According to avid climbers, Estes Park claims some of the top rock around. With in-town locations and favorite spots inside the national park and the national forest, there are 1,227 routes to boulder, sport climb and traditional climb. Professional guides happily point the way to…

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