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Holzwarth Historical Site

Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Holzwarth Historical Site Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

An historical preservation area from the 1920's with cabins, a couple large buildings and a view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
freddombski
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Florida
Easy and interesting

Easy trip from the car to visit this site - enjoyed learning about the area and the views were... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
WendyMomto4
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Burlington, New Jersey
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Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An historical preservation area from the 1920's with cabins, a couple large buildings and a view into the past for this couple's camp that offered fishing, horse back riding and a nice retreat from Denver.

Thank freddombski
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Easy trip from the car to visit this site - enjoyed learning about the area and the views were amazing.

Thank WendyMomto4
Reviewed 2 September 2016

After sitting in the car over Trail Ridge road this is an easy stop to stretch your legs. Also ideal stop for a picnic lunch with toilets. By the car park you'll find a small miner's cabin perhaps with a park ranger. From here you...More

1  Thank Penny603
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a step back in time to the early days of RMNP. The rangers are very helpful and know a lot of the history behind this site. Easy walk if desired, and it makes a good resting point if you've been in the car...More

Thank DM_1278
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is an interesting site on the Grand Lake side of the Trail Ridge Road in the Park. A short walk from the parking lot takes you over the young Colorado River to the homestead of the Holzwarth family who lived here in the early...More

Thank Earl D
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This was a nice easy walk after driving a long time. There were a lot of mosquitos so make sure you spray yourself before leaving the parking lot. The ranger was very friendly and informative in the first house. She even had my daughter make...More

Thank Family4231
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Nice flat walk across the meadows. Round trip is stated in brochure as 1.3 miles, but plenty of benches to stop and rest along the way. Get pictures as you cross the bridge over the headwaters of the Colorado River! You can brag to your...More

Thank BearGuy60
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Holzwarths homesteaders started accommodating adventurous tourist in 1920 with freshly caught trout, deer and grouse, and homemade pies. These simply cooked meals were served by family members. As the years rolled on, they added more buildings until their property was purchased in the 1970s by...More

Thank MarJan6861
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We visited the RMNP during the first week in October, I love living history type of museums and historic sites so was disappointed when I found out the building were closed as of the end of September. We still walked back to see the site...More

Thank AndreaBradH
Reviewed 15 October 2015

On the west side of Trail Ridge road is the Holzworth Historical Site. It is well worth a visit. It is a pleasant walk through a meadow to arrive at the original Holzworth house. The story of the family's years in valley. For years, the...More

1  Thank 3DQ
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