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Trail Ridge Store Snack Bar

Trail Ridge Road, Near Alpine Visitors Center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-3097
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average23%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“chili” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Fast food
Trail Ridge Road, Near Alpine Visitors Center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near the Alpine Visitor Center inside the park. We arrived at noon during a heavy fog and high winds. Husband ran to building while I waited in the car. He had to ask where the food was, and the first employee he asked didn’t...More

Thank allme
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Best not to go hungry. Prices are sky high to match the altitude in the snack bar. A so-so BBQ sandwich and drink were nearly $14.

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The Trail Ridge Store was a nice comfort stop midway through our trip on the Trail Ridge Road. There is a nice view from there. The large gift shop includes the usual goods, plus a large Native American section. The snack bar was quite roomy...More

Thank Trave1er
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We love the "cafeteria" at the Alpine Center over 11,000 ft elevation. Lots of good choices both fresh and packaged. Our favorites are the chicken soup and pulled pork sandwich!! Always fresh, great tasting and really hit the spot on a cold top of the...More

Thank sillytia2
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It gets crowded, but is worth the stop. Food is good-a little pricey, but what do you expect? It has to travel 12,000 feet to get here. Great views-excellent souvenir shop as well.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great selection of basic food drinks etc. Lots of souvenirs. It's at the Alpine Center at almost 12,000 feet in the mountain. If its clear you get a fantastic view.

Thank RWScotsman
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice place to stop, very big gift shop, fast food is so expensive there, they charge to much for simple sandwiches, not worth it

Thank Pawel W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

They sell the typical stuff and offer a nice view or a place to come in from cold weather. The also have restrooms and a restaurant.

1  Thank MasonsDad
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Stopped here while traveling across the Trail Ridge Road. Mid-morning the wait in the lot for a parking spot was about 15 minutes. Only wanted a cup of coffee and to look out the windows over the mountains. Good thing there was a view, because...More

1  Thank NW45011
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a good place to direct shoppers while you walk to the top. Nice large store with a restaurant to sit an enjoy the view. If you need a break stop here.

Thank slsgo
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trail Ridge Road, Near Alpine Visitors Center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-3097
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