Trail Ridge Road/Beaver Meadow Road

All-American RoadColorado
Length 48.0 mi / 77.2 km
Time to Allow Two hours to drive or a day to visit places along the byway

Park entrance fees are required. Different fees apply per carload, pedestrian, bicyclist, motorcyclist, or commercial bus.

Trail Ridge Road/Beaver Meadow Road is America's highest continuously paved road. Overlooks present peaks ranging from 12,000 to over 14,000 feet. Eleven miles of the route roam above tree line in the alpine tundra. Travelers may encounter forms of life and climatic conditions also found at the Arctic Circle.

Local Information

Rocky Mountain National Park Information Center

Trail Ridge Road/Beaver Meadow Road Status