Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opened on Friday, May 29th.Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuous paved road in the United States, climbs to 12,183 feet and connects the towns of Estes Park and Grand Lake.
Having heard about all the snow still at the top of Trail Ridge Road, we had to check it out for ourselves on Saturday.
A few photos taken at our summer home, Elk Creek Campground in Grand Lake. We are still in the mud season here, with late season snow and rain. The temperature yesterday morning was 31. Our furnace and electric heater are getting a work out.