Best Scenic Drives | Colorado Scenic Byways
Trail Ridge Road over the Continental Divide is OPEN for the summer season! Opens end of May weather permitting.
Hwy 36/66 thru Lyons & the Peak to Peak Colorado Scenic Byway are all open and provide access to Estes Park from Denver & the Front Range.
Old Fall River Rd is now closed until July 2018. Open to bicyclists & pedestrians (including leashed pets) through November.
Drive up Trail Ridge Road to the alpine tundra and sample the air at 12,000 feet. Get off the beaten path and glimpse the backcountry from Old Fall River Road (one-way, dirt, uphill). Enjoy the Colorado Scenic Byways & Peak to Peak Highway that leads to Central City gaming or Eldora downhill skiing. Watch for bighorn sheep in the narrows of the Big Thompson canyon as you go to the flatlands to shop the Outlet Mall or see the Budweiser Clydesdales. Estes Park is a hub of the best scenic drives in Colorado.
- Trail Ridge Road ---drive across the Continental Divide in a simulated video tour!
- Old Fall River Road
- Bear Lake Road
- Glen Haven- Drake Loop
- Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
- Central City / Blackhawk
- Grand Lake
For up to date road status and conditions in the Park, call 970-586-1222.