Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park will temporarily close at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, October 9, ahead of a major October snowstorm – bringing snowfall predictions of 12 inches, freezing temperatures, and strong gusty winds to parts of Colorado.
Given the upcoming forecast for extremely low temperatures, winds and snow beginning around midnight, Trail Ridge Road will be temporarily closed at 6 p.m. on Wednesday,… https://t.co/CcBmusIwA6
— RockyNPS (@RockyNPS) October 8, 2019
According to an announcement from Rocky Mountain National Park, closures will be in place on Rainbow Curve on the eastern side and Milner Pass on the western side of the road.
Old Fall River Road will also remain closed to all uses due to ongoing road maintenance. The road will reopen to bicycles, leashed pets, and walkers from Friday, October 11 through Saturday, November 30. For more details, click here.
Old Fall River Rd in #RMNP closes for the season to vehicles on Mon, Oct 7. Old Fall River Rd will be closed to all uses 24-7 Mon, Oct 7, thru Thu, Oct 10, for road maintenance. It reopens to bicycles, leashed pets & walkers Fri, Oct 11 thru Nov 30 https://t.co/eHx8hYcl2v ks pic.twitter.com/fxAFl3qn66
— RockyNPS (@RockyNPS) October 4, 2019
The Alpine Visitor Center will be closing for the season on Tuesday, October 8, at 5 p.m, with the Trail Ridge Store closing for the season the very next day on Wednesday, October 9, at 2 p.m.
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