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Forest Canyon Overlook

Trail Ridge Rd., about 14 mi southeast of Alpine visitor center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
+1 970-586-1206
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WOW! Beautiful!

This overlook has incredible views! You will not be dissapointed! In June, it was a wintery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ginas418
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DeLand, Florida
Forest Canyon overlook

What a view! How can you describe something to beautiful! The clouds kept covering up the tops of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa J
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Plant City, Florida
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Trail Ridge Rd., about 14 mi southeast of Alpine visitor center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This overlook has incredible views! You will not be dissapointed! In June, it was a wintery wonderland so be careful and wear appropriate shoes!

Thank Ginas418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a view! How can you describe something to beautiful! The clouds kept covering up the tops of the mountains but it just added to the beauty. Trail ridge road was closed so that was as far as we could go, and the snow was...More

1  Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 22 November 2016

If you are on Trail Ridge Road and want to stop and take some picks of the wonderful drive of the canyon you see from your car, you can stop here and do just that. Otherwise, the views are almost the same along the drive...More

1  Thank magicmomentfamily
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is one of the must stops along the road in RMNP. Wide, scenic views of the mountains go for miles and miles around in all directions. It can get crowded, but its worth it to stop and just take everything in that there is...More

1  Thank DM_1278
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The trail ridge road has got multiple beautiful stops. I would highly recommend stopping at this spot because it gives a very wide angle view of the park. Must must get out the car and walk here.

Thank Rohaan9
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A challenging ride if you're height sensitive. We went to the top of Trail Ridge, so this may be the down trail on the other side of RMNP. We passed the Alpine Center. My husband drove and did a fine job, but I couldn't look...More

1  Thank icecreamdiva
Reviewed 17 August 2016

It really is impressive being up so high and seeing the awesome mountain scenery . This was one of our favorite stops . Just beware for us sea level people , the air is quite thin . We took our time and walked slowly ,...More

1  Thank Skwiki
Reviewed 16 July 2016

You cannot simply stop in the parking lot to take in this view. Walk to the overlook especially when it's not crowded (yeah, I know) and enjoy the quiet and the marmots as well as the view of the forested canyon. It's always more impressive...More

Thank aspenglen4
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Just a short walk out to the overlook and you get a great view of the valley below. Full of trees, small lakes and just a spectacular feeling of a work of art. You are pretty high up so altitude sickness could become an issue...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Every summer when we travel to RMNP we drive up to the Alpine Center and stop at all the pullouts along the way. Our favorite stop is the Forest Canyon Overlook. It is an awe inspiring place and looks like a painting. Here, if you're...More

Thank Sailorsgirl
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