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Fall River Visitor Center

US Route 34, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Good introduction to the park

We took the shuttle here and enjoyed the scenery and the places to take a picture. The displays... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Spring Hill, Florida
No Park Rangers Present At The Visitor Center Desk

There were no uniformed professional Park Rangers present when I visited the Fall River Visitor... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
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US Route 34, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We took the shuttle here and enjoyed the scenery and the places to take a picture. The displays were nice, but there really wasn't a lot here. I'm glad we stopped and got an introduction to the park, but I enjoyed another visitor center more.

Thank Batmom7
Reviewed 10 October 2017

There were no uniformed professional Park Rangers present when I visited the Fall River Visitor Center desk during a beautiful sunny fall afternoon with many visitors in the visitor center. Where are the professional Park Rangers? They are the ones that have received extensive training...More

Thank cwt2015
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I went to the Fall River Visitor's Center on my 1st afternoon for information and to watch the park film. It is not the main visitor's center, so it does not have the film. However, it does have a lot of merchandise (clothing, hiking and...More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Alpine Visitor Center was a pretty cool place. I didn't give it 5 stars because the parking is horrendous in peak season. We were asked to go a mile up the highway to a pull-off and hike back. That's fine unless you plan on...More

Thank Anita K
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The Fall River Visitor Center is a great spot to stop and get some useful information from the friendly rangers regarding the hikes and scenic drives that are available inside the park.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is right before the park entrance. It has a very nice gift shop and restaurant. Clean bathrooms and helpful cashiers. It is a good stop.

Thank Sbayles01
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The visitor center has some souvenirs but more importantly some very knowledgeable and helpful park service personnel. I got maps and the rangers help suggest points of interest, drive route, and picnic areas. There is a Safeway store adjacent to the visitor center to get...More

Thank lovetotravel92630
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The federal government may mess up a lot of programs, but the workers were very friendly and helpful. I would take the road to Alpine Visitors Center from this entrance to the park. The road has more overlooks and places to have picnics.

Thank Sultana D
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We took the Fall River road because of the crowds on the other roads and we have never been in this section of the park. glad we did, a beautiful, quiet drive with hardly any traffic. stopped here and enjoyed a new shopping experience and...More

1  Thank TexasTravler45
Reviewed 30 June 2017

If your in need to do some souvenir shopping this might be the very best place to do it. We found the merchandise to be very extensive and plentiful. A very modern facility and very well staffed.

Thank Alain L
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