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View of cars driving along the Tundra Curves on Trail Ridge Road above tree line

Trail Ridge Road

  • Trail Ridge Road (Hwy 34) is closed to all vehicles for through travel for the winter season.
  • Be prepared for winter driving conditions due to snow and ice on the road and the potential for freezing temperatures.

Trail Ridge Road Recorded Status Line: 970 586-1222
This recorded message has the most up-to-date information on the status of Trail Ridge Road. This information is available 24 hours a day.

  • Extreme weather can change the status of Trail Ridge Road at any time—be ready to adjust your travel plans if needed, and always check the weather before you start your drive.
  • There are no shoulders and few guardrails.
  • Trail Ridge Road is not plowed between 4 pm and 7 am.

Learn more about this scenic drive.


Old Fall River Road

  • Old Fall River Road CLOSED for the season to vehicle traffic on October 4. Old Fall River Road is open to bicycles, leashed pets and walkers through November 30. Leashed pets and bicycles are only allowed on the road, not on side trails. On December 1, the road will revert to trail status and bicycles and leashed pets will not be allowed on the road.
  • While safe to drive for most passenger vehicles, Old Fall River Road has a dirt surface and is winding and narrow.
  • The road is one-way only from Endovalley Picnic Area to above treeline at Fall River Pass.
  • Vehicles over 25 feet or pulling trailers are prohibited.

Last updated: November 22, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park , CO 80517


970 586-1206
The Information Office is open year-round: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily in summer; 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mondays - Fridays and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturdays - Sundays in winter. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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