Scenic Drives in Rocky Mountain National Park

If you want to enjoy Rocky Mountain National Park from the comfort of your car, then be sure to check out these truly memorable scenic drives in the national park and the surrounding area.

Highway 7 Scenic Drive Near Rocky Mountain National Park

Highway 7 follows the eastern edge of Rocky Mountain National Park. The road never enters the park itself but provides spectacular views of it. You'll enjoy dramatic views of the mountains and the iconic Saint Catherine of Sienna church...

Bear Lake Road Scenic Drive in Rocky Mountain National Park

Bear Lake Road is one of the most popular areas in Rocky Mountain National Park and is a gorgeous drive. It passes by the meadows of Moraine Park, Sprague Lake, and up to the base of the Continental Divide...

Trail Ridge Road Scenic Drive in Rocky Mountain National Park

Trail Ridge Road is one of the most spectacular drives in the United States, taking you to an elevation of 12,000 feet above sea level where you'll see mountains stretching out into the distance to your north, south, and west...

Old Fall River Road Scenic Drive in Rocky Mountain National Park

Old Fall River Road is a one-way dirt road with hairpin turns that leads all the way up to the Alpine Visitor Center at nearly 12,000'. It winds through a deep forest, past small waterfalls and then emerges into open tundra...

Devil's Gulch Scenic Drive Near Rocky Mountain National Park

This is a shorter drive, but provides wonderful views of Longs Peak, Estes Park, and the Continental Divide. The mountains seem to rise right up out of the meadows. You won't want to take your eyes off the views, so be sure to use the pull-offs!