Rocky Mountain National Park is over 400 square miles, including lakes, rivers, meadows, forests, tundra, mountains, and trails of an unparalleled outdoor playground with endless possibilities.
For your hiking enjoyment, Rocky Mountain National Park includes over 360 miles of trails and over 250,000 acres of backcountry that were designated wilderness area status in 2009 with the passage of the Omnibus Public Land Management act.
Nearly 3,000,0000 people visit Rocky Mountain National Park each year making it one of the most popular National Parks in the country.
Most often visitors come to Rocky Mountain National Park for the sightseeing, in particular that which is done from Trail Ridge Road. Known as a "scenic wonder road of the world" and designated one of 10 of America's Byways and a nationally recognized All American Road, Trail Ridge Road is Rocky Mountain National Park's highway to the sky, traversing 48 miles atop the ridges and mountaintops of Northern Colorado. Immediately climbing 4,000 feet, Trail Ridge Road twists and turns for several miles, cresting above the tree line to a high point of 12,183 feet. From this height, visitors enjoy spectacular views and a wide array of flora and fauna, including the North American elk.
After a long day of hiking the Rocky Mountain National Park trails, return to Awestruck, your Estes Park vacation home rental.
About Awestruck Estes Park vacation home rental:
Awestruck is a luxury 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath executive single family, Estes Park, Colorado vacation home Awestruck is located in the Windcliff community. This vacation home rental provides over 3,400 square feet of indoor living space and comfortably sleeps 8 and is ideal for large families, a group of friends, or a romantic honeymoon. The outdoor, 7 person hot tub, wood burning fireplace, wood stove, Jacuzzi tub, breathtaking views and proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park all contribute to this home being the highest rated Estes Park Vacation Home rental.