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Roosevelt National Forest

1311 S. College Avenue, Rollinsville, CO 80474
+1 970-498-2770
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A Day Sightseeing in Roosevelt National Forest

While visiting Denver we were able to spend a day sightseeing in the Roosevelt National Forest. We... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
RayK_houseofheroes
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Hickory, North Carolina
Magnificent forest with great views

Pleasant and expansive national forest with scenic views of the Continental Divide. Great way to... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Grant M
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Roosevelt National Park offers many and varied opportunities for recreation. You can do most anything, from hunting to nordic skiing. For winter activities, a choice location is, despite its unpropitious name, Deadman Road near Redfeather Lakes.
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1311 S. College Avenue, Rollinsville, CO 80474
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

While visiting Denver we were able to spend a day sightseeing in the Roosevelt National Forest. We took the scenic route and drove through the forest in a jeep; we considered this a mild off-road adventure. Nevertheless we had a blast and were able to...More

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Pleasant and expansive national forest with scenic views of the Continental Divide. Great way to spend the day. Lots of hiking trails, picnic areas, campgrounds, and other facilities, though these may get crowded by late morning, especially in the Brainard Lake area along the Indian...More

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Followed a hand drawn map , so got a bit confused some times but apart from the dirt sections, ice & snow packed areas , had a pleasant drive in the forest !! Thank god it was a Jeep that worked ! The highlight for...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

A great day trip, driving Thur the National Forest, looking at all of the beautiful landscapes, a lots of great photos opportunity. Hoping to see some wildlife but was driving Thur during the mid-day hours, the best time for wildlife is early morning or late...More

1  Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were driving through the forest to and from Estes park. It was a very pleasant drive to get to Estes, and we decided to take our time driving through on our way back home. There are a couple of areas, where...More

1  Thank ab5854
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Such a beautiful drive through the forest! You won't know where to stop to take photos. The landscape is stunning! A must do in the area.

2  Thank Pomerols
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We hiked the Isabella Lake Trail in the Indian Wilderness Area of RNF after 3 days in the RMNP and a very exausting summit the day before. This might have been the prettiest walk we took on our hike vacation so far. This trail is...More

1  Thank DianneDB
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The Roosevelt National Forest features stunning views along mostly dirt roads that can be quite bumpy and narrow, with numerous switchbacks. There are several pull out areas along the way, however, and some picnic and camping areas throughout the park. Day passes and camping fees...More

Thank DiveMoreWorkLess
Reviewed 9 May 2015

We have meandered our way through the Roosevelt National forest a couple times now: Once we had to turn back due to snow, the next time was clear right up to Estes Park. We started going out of Boulder on Rt 199, and connected with...More

2  Thank Kmcoyle
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Highly recommend a day in the Brainard Lake Recreation area which is inside the Roosevelt National Forest. We got there before 7am hoping to get early Moose by the lake. We were not disappointed. This is 35 miles from RMNP so it's a very easy...More

1  Thank jimvet1826
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