Trail Ridge Road opens for season |

Trail Ridge Road opens for season

Rocky Mountain National Park employee Ray Miller opens the gate at Milner Pass as cars wait to drive across Trail Ridge Road on Friday morning, May 24. The road opened at approximately 11:15 a.m. for the first time this season. Byron Hetzler/Sky-Hi News
Byron Hetzler/Sky-Hi News | Sky-Hi News

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — Trail Ridge Road across the high country of Rocky Mountain National Park has opened for the season.

Park officials officially opened the road Friday after plowing away the snow.

The road reaches more than 12,000 feet above sea level and is billed as the highest continuous paved road in the United States.

It links Estes Park on the east and Grand Lake on the west.

— The Associated Press

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