Rocky Mountain National Park Audio Tour Guide

Rocky Mountain National Park Audio Tour Guide

Explore the stunning beauty of the Rocky Mountains like never before on our guided tour of Rocky Mountain National Park!

This self-guided audio tour will take you on a journey through the park's iconic peaks, and stunning alpine lakes, with views of breathtaking wildlife.

Turn your phone into a personal guide as we share fascinating insights into the park's geology, ecology, and history.

With stops at multiple viewpoints and scenic overlooks, you'll have plenty of opportunities to explore the park's stunning vistas and capture unforgettable photos.

The tour provides directions, stories, music, and travel tips - all in the comfort of your own vehicle.

It's like having a tour guide along for the ride. We've done all the planning, so you don't have to!

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Estes Park, Estes Park, Colorado

This beautiful town is a the place to stop before your trip. There’s one seasonal cafe and no gas in Rocky Mountain National Park, so make sure to stock up on all the supplies you need before you get there. There’s numerous picnic areas in the park, so keep that in mind when shopping. Estes Park has plenty of shops and gas stations, and if you’re coming from farther away, you’ll have even more options.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center, 1000 US Highway 36, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517-8311

Here’s a perfect place to pick up a trail map. It’s chock full of information that’ll help you decide which trails are right before you. It also has park maps, bathrooms, gifts and souvenirs.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Moraine Park Discovery Center, 3 Bear Lake Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA

This is a wonderful place to learn about the park’s geology and history. In fact, the building itself has quite the historical significance. It’s the last standing building that was part of the Moraine Park Lodge, a place popular with tourists when the park was a popular vacation destination.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bear Lake Trail, Colorado 80517, USA

At the Bear Lake Trailhead you’ll have the option to hike several different trails. The quickest, and most popular, is the Bear Lake Trail which takes around 15 minutes. But there’s others that range from 30 minutes to 2.5 hours.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Glacier Gorge Junction Trailhead, Bear Lake Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA

Like most trailheads in the park, this one also offers access to several different trails. Many are long though! If you’re up for an easy, just over three-hour hike, we recommend the Glacier Gorge Trail. It’s popular for birding and camping.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Bierstadt Lake, Bear Lake Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Just over three miles long, this trail is popular for snowshoeing, horseback riding, and of course, a gorgeous lake.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Horseshoe Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

What gives this valley its name is the glacial melt that carved it into the shape of a horseshoe millions of years ago. Today, it’s home to spacious meadows that attract wildlife.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Sheep Lakes, Fall River Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

As the name suggests, here you’ll find park information and exhibits. It’s located right by the four beautiful Sheep Lakes. It’s also a popular spot for bighorn sheep and elk.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Alluvial Fan Trail, Colorado 80517, USA

What’s an alluvial fan, you ask- Well, it’s where water cascades over boulders moved there by a massive flood in 1982. A sort of waterfall, really. This easy trail passes right by it.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Beaver Ponds, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA

Here you can take a five-minute walk along a boardwalk through wetlands created by beavers. Long ago beavers built a dam and organic material gathered behind it. Once it collapsed, that soil flowed out, creating the wetlands there today.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hidden Valley Trail, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

At this peaceful stop, you’ll find an easy, half-mile nature trail, picnic tables, and flush toilets. It’s a lovely place to stretch your legs and breathe in the fresh air.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Many Parks Curve Overlook, Us 34, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

From this one you’ll see Horseshoe Park, Moraine Park, and Beaver Meadows. There are viewing platforms around the entire curve for different perspectives.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Rainbow Curve Overlook, 1043 Trail Ridge Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517

And another! This stop is a viewpoint above the treeline. You’ll see unobstructed views of nearby peaks and valleys.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Forest Canyon Overlook, Trail Ridge Rd. about 14 mi southeast of Alpine visitor center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

A short walk through the tundra at the overlook affords visitors a view down into a river flowing through a canyon. You’ll see Hayden Gorge and Gorge Lakes.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tundra Communities Trail, Trail Ridge Road, Highway 34, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

This one-mile trail features interpretive signs about the flora and fauna that live in the tundra. You’ll also get to see the Mushroom Rocks, boulders that are over a billion years old and they look like, well, you can imagine.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lava Cliffs Overlook, Trail Ridge Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA

The cliffs you’ll see from here are made of the only volcanic rock in the park. They’re part of the Never Summer Mountain Range and are actually the park’s youngest.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Gore Range Overlook, Trail Ridge Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA

Here you’ll see awesome views of Gore Range, the Never Summer Mountains, and the flat-top of Longs Peak.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Alpine Visitor Center, Trail Ridge Rd., Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

At the highest elevation visitor center in any national park, you’ll find a seasonal cafe and the usual offerings from a place like this. This is the only place where you can grab a bite to eat in the park. There are also epic views from the nearby Alpine Ridge Trail.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Medicine Bow Curve, US-34, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA

From this gorgeous overlook, you’ll see the Medicine Bow Mountains, La Poudre River, and Wyoming on a clear day. Keep an eye out for wild life too.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Milner Pass, US Hwy 34 West of Alpine Vistor Center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

You’ll stand right on the Continental Divide here. It’s also home to the Ute Trailhead and views of Poudre Lake.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lake Irene Picnic Area, Grand Lake, CO 80447, USA

This is home to a half-mile loop around Lake Irene. Across the street from there is Sheep Rock, where bighorn sheep like to sunbathe.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Farview Curve Overlook, Trail Ridge Rd. about 18 mi west of Alpine visitor center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

This overlook lies at 10,000 feet elevation! It offers views of Kawuneeche Valley, the Colorado River, the Never Summer Range, and Jackstraw Mountain.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Colorado River Trailhead, Colorado River Trail, Grand Lake, CO 80447, USA

As usual, there are several trails here to choose from, ranging from easy to strenuous. We recommend the Colorado River trail.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Beaver Creek Picnic Area, Trail Ridge Rd, Grand Lake, CO 80447, USA

During fall, it’s common to see elk run here. It has tables, toilets, and fire grates.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Beaver Ponds Picnic Area, Grand Lake, CO 80447, USA

Another picnic area! You’ll find it offers great bird watching, two ponds, tables, and toilets.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Holzwarth Historic Site, Grand Lake, CO 80447, USA

Originally homesteaded by early settlers, this now offers a 1.5 miles stroll around the land. Some original structures are still standing.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bowen Mountain, Colorado 80447, USA

As the name suggests, this roadside overlook offers views of Bowen Mountain and the Colorado River.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bowen-Baker Trailhead, Trail Ridge Rd, Grand Lake, CO 80447, USA

Trailheads of different levels can be found here. Even if you don’t hike, it’s a wonderful place to spend some time. There’s a gorgeous meadow, picnic tables, and bathrooms.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Coyote Valley Trailhead, Grand Lake, CO 80447, USA

This is an easy, riverside, one-mile trail that’s wheelchair accessible and stroller friendly.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bowen Gulch Trail, Grand Lake, CO

Since this trail is 15-miles long, the attraction is really walking along the river and exploring this beautiful area. Take a stroll along part of it and turn back when you’re done enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Harbison Meadows Picnic Site, Rocky Mountain National Park, US-34, Grand Lake, CO 80447, USA

Originally homesteaded by two sisters, today this area is a gorgeous meadow with picnic tables. It’s also a popular place with wildlife.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kawuneeche Visitor Center, 16018 US Highway 34, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80447-9620

What’s unique about this visitor center is it has a Rocky Mountain Conservancy Bookstore. So if you saw or heard about something today you want to learn more about, here’s an opportunity.

$10-$20 for souvenirs

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Grand Lake, Grand Lake, Grand County, Colorado

Food ranges from simple to high-end, and there’s even a museum and historical society. Of course, there’s also that beautiful lake! So be sure to explore at least a little more before leaving town.


Duration: 10 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: Rocky Mountain National Park Audio Tour Guide
4/19/2024 - 6/2/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duración: 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Estes Park, CO 80517, USA

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Offline Audio Guided Tour: Hours of audio narration with stories, travel tips and music
  • Audio narration that plays automatically as you drive
  • Turn-by-turn directions using GPS
  • Freedom to explore at your own pace - pick the stops you want, skip the ones you don’t
  • Tour highlights with activity and restaurant recommendations
  • Offline map (map and GPS work completely offline - no wifi or data needed)
  • Tours NEVER expire
  • Take the tour when you want - download the tour and choose the day that works best for you

No Incluye

  • Private transportation
  • Meals and refreshment
  • $10-$20 for souvenirs
  • $5 Kauffman House, under 12 is free
  • Parking Fees
  • Entrance Fees

Instalaciones


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