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Fall River Entrance

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Bull Elk in Horseshoe Park in RMNP,CO.
Bull Elk – Horseshoe Park

Highlights:

  • Campground Aspenglen Campground
  • WildlifeWonderful wildlife photo ops in Horseshoe Park.
  • Scenic vistasWaterfallsWildlifeSuperb scenery, Chasm Falls, and wildlife along the Old Fall River Rd.

Horseshoe Park

From the Fall River Entrance to Deer Ridge Junction

Bighorn Sheep, Sheep Lakes, Rocky Mtn. Ntl. Park, CO.
Bighorn Sheep – Sheep Lakes

How to get there:

Horseshoe Park begins just past the Fall River Entrance Station, continues on US34 for 4.0 miles to Deer Ridge Jct and includes the paved Endovalley Rd.

  • From I-25/I-70 to Fall River Ent
  • 66 miles 1 hr 30 mins
  • GPS
  • Fall River Entrance
  • 40.4042
  • -105.5919

In General:

Horseshoe Park, a large meadow, has the park’s largest concentrations of bighorn sheep and elk.

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Old Fall River Road

From Endovalley to the Alpine Visitor Center

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How to get there:

Old Fall River Rd begins at the end of the pavement and the seasonal closure gate near Endovalley Picnic Area, 4.0 miles from the Fall River Entrance Station.

  • From I-25/I-70 to Fall River Ent
  • 66 miles 1 hr 30 mins
  • GPS
  • Seasonal gate
  • 40.4145 -105.6550

In General: Seasonal Closure

Nearly 100 years old and never more than 14 feet wide, this road stretches for 9 mi, from the park’s east side to the Fall River Pass on the west. The road is generally open from July through mid-October.
The road is steep, serpentine, completely lacking in guard rails and provides spectacular views.

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