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Holzwarth Historical Site

Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Lots of history with this one!

This is over on the west side of the park and somewhat more open then the heavily wooded eastern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seattle, United States
An Interesting view of the past

This is a nice, easy trail back to what was originally a guest ranch built in 1917. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cumming, Georgia
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Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is over on the west side of the park and somewhat more open then the heavily wooded eastern portion but there are lots of things to see here. The open pastures offer chances to see Elk or deer. There are old buildings and the...More

Thank ronbV8543YT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice, easy trail back to what was originally a guest ranch built in 1917. It was interesting to see the buildings. I just wish they were open so we could get a glimpse inside. Everything is locked up tight, which was a...More

Thank gawildcats
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Very helpful staff. Well kept buildings and presentations on history of this location. Even saw elk and moose while there (really close).

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

There is a small cabin right near the parking area, but about 6 more buildings a half mile further up a dirt trail (flat). They have a golf cart to drive anyone with difficulties walking the distance. We took a 10 min tour of the...More

Thank AmyK41129
Reviewed 11 August 2017

After days of hikes and car rides, this stop was such a great break for our 4,6,7 year old kids, and adults too! It's an easy stroll to the cluster of historic buildings and the rangers are excellent. They led us through the actual living...More

Thank FriesAndFoieGras
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Easy walk. Looks like POTENTIAL to see wildlife while walking back to cabins, but we saw none. Cabins were of average interest, for the mile or so hike. Many more interesting hikes/ views in the park. History of the cabins not our particular interest. Energy/steps...More

Thank BevDawg
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! Perfect place for a picnic and perfect spot for wildlife pictures! My young kids loved it and we will definitely be back with picnic in hand.

Thank vacationfornichole
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This well preserved site historically was - a homestead, a fishing and hunting lodge and family operation. There are volunteers there to guide and provide history. A short, easy walk from parking area. Toilets available. Shuttle available for those who would like assistance. The staff...More

Thank greenjay1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The cabins seemed interesting but by that point our 14 month old daughter was ready for a nap. We really enjoyed the easy short walk where we watched a heard of nearly 75 elk cross the beautiful river bed! We were hoping to also see...More

Thank Marit O
Reviewed 17 June 2017

An historical preservation area from the 1920's with cabins, a couple large buildings and a view into the past for this couple's camp that offered fishing, horse back riding and a nice retreat from Denver.

Thank freddombski
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