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Kawuneeche Visitor Center

16018 US-34, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 16018 US-34
+1 970-627-3471
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West side winter toilets, information and ranger led snow shoe and cross country trips!

This visitor center is accessible from the Grand Lake side of Rocky Mountain National Park, and is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wendy E
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Denver, Colorado
via mobile
Lots of good Info

This visitor center has lots of nice exhibits and lots of useful information about the park, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lord-xeon
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NYC
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The visitors center offers educational programs, hikes and videos.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“west side” (6 reviews)
“grand lake” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:30
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16018 US-34, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 16018 US-34
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This visitor center is accessible from the Grand Lake side of Rocky Mountain National Park, and is the only one available on that side once Trail Ridge Road closes for the season (around October). They have heated restrooms, information for visitors, and is the coordination...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visitor center has lots of nice exhibits and lots of useful information about the park, and the surrounding area. As always, the rangers are super helpful. The outside grounds of the visitor center are nice and there's a few trails that meander though the...More

Thank lord-xeon
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Having one day available to us in the Park, the associate we talked to at the Kawuneeche Visitor Center was very helpful. Because of the recent snow she was able to match our needs with the Park's availability. This is a very nice venue and...More

Thank NXTTRP
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a very nice visitor's center on the West side of RMNP, at the beginning (or end, depending where you start) of Trail Ridge Road, Hwy 34. They show the park film, have restrooms, a gift shop, and lots of helpful park rangers. The...More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 2 September 2017

If you are moving west to east through the park, start here. You can get helpful information. You do not purchase your entry pass here, just get very helpful information.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were on the west (Grand Lake) side of the Rocky Mountain National park, so we stopped to get information on hiking. The staff was very helpful and welcoming.

Thank Njoytravl
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

While on a tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park we stopped by the road in the Kawuneeche Valley by Grand Lake. Amazing scenic view that will make you appreciate the treasures to be found here in the United States.

Thank CR1325
Reviewed 8 November 2016

If your on the Grand Lake side and want to know more about the park, stop here before going in and talk with a friendly Ranger. I spend a long time with a gal who gave me so much information and would have spent more...More

Thank magicmomentfamily
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Rocky Mountain National Park has great visitor centers. There are several and we stopped at this one and the Alpine one. Take the time to drive to the top of the mountain. You are one top of the world! No matter the temperatures at the...More

Thank janelle h
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Near the west entrance to the park. Good place to pick up a map of the park and get information. Good bathrooms. We saw some moose outside the center when we were there

Thank JALFAN
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