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Colorado Hiking: Rocky Mountain National Park

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6 Days & 5 Nights
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Colorado Hiking: Rocky Mountain National Park

  • Explore the best sections and hiking trails of Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Photograph bugling elk and bull moose wandering the 200,000 acres of protected wilderness
  • Drive Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuous paved road in the United States
  • Hike along the Continental Divide, marveling at 12,000-foot peaks, lakes and alpine tundra
  • Stay at the historic Stanley Hotel and the idyllic mountain cabins of Estes Park and Grand Lake
Hike the best trails and hidden gems of Rocky Mountain National Park, exploring the striking landscapes of the Continental Divide connecting Estes Park to Grand Lake. Starting in Estes Park, enjoy a quick loop around Estes Lake before venturing into the depths of Rocky Mountain National Park. Drive to Fern Lake for a point-to-point hike in Glacier Basin; discover glistening lakes, jagged peaks, brilliant wildflowers and lush forests of aspen and pine as you trek from Bear Lake to Moraine Park. Continue to Aspenglen to complete the eastern park circuit and for a hike up Deer Mountain. Drive along the iconic Trail Ridge Road, or the “Highway in the Sky,” linking Estes Park to Grand Lake. Hike to nationally-acclaimed historic sites and along the high-alpine tundra of the Continental Divide. Each night, relax in iconic lodges and quaint cabins in the historic mining towns of Estes Park and Grand Lake.


Day 1 Arrive Estes Park Day 2 Hike Bear Lake to Fern Lake - 9 miles 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 3 Hike Deer Mountain - 6 miles 6 miles / 9.5 km Day 4 Explore Trail Ridge Road & Hike Colorado River - 8 miles Day 5 Hike the Continental Divide - 9 miles 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 6 Onward Travel

This trip has a carbon score of 8kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 8kg is equivalent to 12 pints of local beer at a bar. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.


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