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Rocky Mountain National Park Trails & Trailheads by Region

Click on the Region where you'd like to start exploring trails:

Map of Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park trails & trailheads are cataloged by geographic region:

  • Region 1 trails are on the West side of the Continental Divide (the Grand Lake side); known for moose & big meadows
  • Region 2 is the Alpine region of the park with accessible tundra trails at high elevation; known for spectacular vistas
  • Region 3 contains trails and trailheads in the northern part of the Park, accessed from the Estes Park side; known for wilderness escape
  • Region 4 is the heart of the Park and contains the most visited and famous trails & trailheads; known for easy access, great views, & lake hikes
  • Region 5 is south of Estes Park and contains Longs Peak (RMNP's iconic 'fourteener') and the Wild Basin area; known for waterfalls & back country
  • Trail Ridge Road is the orange line shown bisecting the Park and goes "over the top" of the Continental Divide with spectacular scenic views

Known for Wilderness Escape Known for Spectacular Tundra Known for Easy Access with Great Views & Lake Hikes Known for Waterfalls & Backcountry Known for Moose & Big Meadows

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