Trail Ridge
Rocky Mountain National Park!

Clouds Form above
Rocky Mountains

Girls Search
for Marmots

Trail Ridge Road is the highest highway in the United States, with much of the road above timberline. Its 50 mile scenic drive includes 11 miles at 11,000 feet above sea level, with 4 miles above 12,000 feet (3600 meters). The highest point of the road is at 12,183 feet (3,716 meters) above sea level.

The Road gives views of many spectacular peaks and deep valleys of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The highest areas of the road include alpine tundra in a very fragile environment. An Alpine Visitor Center presents exhibits of the alpine tundra.

Near Highest Point
of Trail Ridge Road

<  The Park is a favorite spot to take visitors.

Rocky Mountain Park borders on the city of Estes Park, about 2 hours north of Denver. >

Claire and Jerry entertain Visitors

Returning to
City of Estes Park

Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him. Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain shall be brought low, and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways shall be made smooth, and all shall see the salvation of God!
 Luke 3:4-6, Isaiah 40:4-5

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rev 25 Sep 1998