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Trail Ridge Store Snack Bar

Trail Ridge Road, Near Alpine Visitors Center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-3097
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“hot dog” (10 reviews)
“chilli” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Fast food
Trail Ridge Road, Near Alpine Visitors Center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best not to go hungry. Prices are sky high to match the altitude in the snack bar. A so-so BBQ sandwich and drink were nearly $14.

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Trail Ridge Store was a nice comfort stop midway through our trip on the Trail Ridge Road. There is a nice view from there. The large gift shop includes the usual goods, plus a large Native American section. The snack bar was quite roomy...More

Thank Trave1er
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the "cafeteria" at the Alpine Center over 11,000 ft elevation. Lots of good choices both fresh and packaged. Our favorites are the chicken soup and pulled pork sandwich!! Always fresh, great tasting and really hit the spot on a cold top of the...More

Thank sillytia2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It gets crowded, but is worth the stop. Food is good-a little pricey, but what do you expect? It has to travel 12,000 feet to get here. Great views-excellent souvenir shop as well.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great selection of basic food drinks etc. Lots of souvenirs. It's at the Alpine Center at almost 12,000 feet in the mountain. If its clear you get a fantastic view.

Thank RWScotsman
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice place to stop, very big gift shop, fast food is so expensive there, they charge to much for simple sandwiches, not worth it

Thank Pawel W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

They sell the typical stuff and offer a nice view or a place to come in from cold weather. The also have restrooms and a restaurant.

1  Thank MasonsDad
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Stopped here while traveling across the Trail Ridge Road. Mid-morning the wait in the lot for a parking spot was about 15 minutes. Only wanted a cup of coffee and to look out the windows over the mountains. Good thing there was a view, because...More

1  Thank NW45011
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a good place to direct shoppers while you walk to the top. Nice large store with a restaurant to sit an enjoy the view. If you need a break stop here.

Thank slsgo
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

An excellent stop at the top of the road, excellent food! A nice break on the Trail Ridge Road, it does get crowded though. Try the elk brats, they are delicious!

Thank gdp9pitt
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trail Ridge Road, Near Alpine Visitors Center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-3097
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