(CBS4) – Trail Ridge Road opened for the first time in 2021 on Friday, but weather conditions could mean it won’t stay open for long. There’s a possibility of snow falling in the higher elevations of Rocky Mountain National Park Saturday night through Monday.
Trail Ridge Rd in RMNP is open & remain open as long as weather & conditions permit. Weather conditions can close Trail Ridge Rd quickly & at any time. The forecast for higher elev in RMNP, including Trail Ridge Rd have snow Sat night thru Mon. Call 970-586-1222 for updates. ks
— RockyNPS (@RockyNPS) May 28, 2021
The alpine highway takes drivers from Estes Park on the eastern side of the Continental Divide in Colorado to Grand Lake on the western side.
A CBS4 crew was at the gates of Rocky Mountain National Park on the eastern side of the park and a long line of cars were waiting to drive on the scenic road.