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Roosevelt National Forest

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Address: 1311 S. College Avenue, Rollinsville, CO 80474
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+1 970-498-2770

Roosevelt National Park offers many and varied opportunities for...

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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Great Drive with Wildlife Bonus

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... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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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 me was coming across the two Moose feeding at Dusk ! Pity my camera isn't... More 

Thank Skeney57
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75 reviews
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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 afternoon hours . A great drive with places to stop and take in the scenery.

1 Thank Tommy W
Torrington, Wyoming
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 you can pull off the side of the road and check out Big Thompson river.... More 

1 Thank ab5854
Weston, Florida
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845 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
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
Peoria, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 4 miles out and back with only a moderate uphill area, with gorgeous lake, meadow... More 

Thank DianneDB
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457 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
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 for overnight can be required depending on the location. The Poudre River runs along much... More 

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Sanbornville, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
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 Rt 72 heading to Estes Park. There was no clear "entry and exit" -- just... More 

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Clearwater, FL
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127 attraction reviews
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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 day trip.

1 Thank jimvet1826
Toender, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Went there in march, and it was absolutely great! Love the hiking routes and you can go a lot of places by car, and then head on into the routes. Beautiful nature, great mountains!

Thank buckeyemilton
East Glacier Park
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Nice views of the frong range, roads in great condition for the winter. Easy distance to the National Western Livestock show in January.

Thank RayMiller

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