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Roosevelt National Park offers many and varied opportunities for recreation. You can do most anything, from hunting to nordic skiing. For winter activities, a choice location is, despite its unpropitious name, Deadman Road near Redfeather Lakes.
Our friends took my wife and I up here for a hike around Long Lake. We both have had knee replacements and this trail was good for us. Our only complaint is that the parking is not adequate for the number of people and we...More
3.4 miles out and back it climbs 1200 ft from 7000 ft through trees and crossing Dadd's creek probably 8 times.
The trail is accessed at the trailhead off of Hwy 14 at the bridge below Rustic on the Northwestern end of Indian meadows.
While visiting Denver we were able to spend a day sightseeing in the Roosevelt National Forest. We took the scenic route and drove through the forest in a jeep; we considered this a mild off-road adventure. Nevertheless we had a blast and were able to...More
Pleasant and expansive national forest with scenic views of the Continental Divide. Great way to spend the day. Lots of hiking trails, picnic areas, campgrounds, and other facilities, though these may get crowded by late morning, especially in the Brainard Lake area along the Indian...More
Followed a hand drawn map , so got a bit confused some times but apart from the dirt sections, ice & snow packed areas , had a pleasant drive in the forest !! Thank god it was a Jeep that worked ! The highlight for...More
A great day trip, driving Thur the National Forest, looking at all of the beautiful landscapes, a lots of great photos opportunity. Hoping to see some wildlife but was driving Thur during the mid-day hours, the best time for wildlife is early morning or late...More
My husband and I were driving through the forest to and from Estes park. It was a very pleasant drive to get to Estes, and we decided to take our time driving through on our way back home. There are a couple of areas, where...More
We hiked the Isabella Lake Trail in the Indian Wilderness Area of RNF after 3 days in the RMNP and a very exausting summit the day before. This might have been the prettiest walk we took on our hike vacation so far. This trail is...More
The Roosevelt National Forest features stunning views along mostly dirt roads that can be quite bumpy and narrow, with numerous switchbacks. There are several pull out areas along the way, however, and some picnic and camping areas throughout the park. Day passes and camping fees...More