One of the most unbelievable landscapes on earth is right about the center of America. The Rocky Mountain national park is gorgeous beyond words – which goes to create my job simply a wee bit difficult. Hiking Rocky Mountain park could be a joy even if you don’t like hiking. There are numerous various things to see, smell and experience. If you live on the East or West Coasts, seeing the abundance of different wildlife, plant life and rock formations are going to be a true eye-opener as to America’s natural variety.
Getting To Rocky Mountain National Park
You can drive or take your RV to Colorado, if you’re so inclined. If driving is out of the question because of the distance, consider flying. There is a beautiful international airport in Denver. However, from then on you wish to rent a automobile or get some type of transportation to the Rocky Mountain parkland, as it’s about 2 hours away. Hiking Rocky Mountain national park is definitely worth the trouble. Believe it or not, there’s a taxi service from Denver International to Rocky Mountain National Park!
You can camp in Rocky Mountain park, however that’s it for lodging. After I visited Rocky Mountain park, I stayed at the city not far away known as Estes Park. Although my trip happened in the late 2013’s and only lasted a week, I still remember it vividly. There are many places to lodge and eat and shop in Estes Park and different neighboring city, Grand Lake. The weather is temperate in summer, the time I went, although which will be the most crowded time for hiking Rocky Mountain park.
If you live on sea level or close to enough to it, you may need to take a minimum of 2 days to get used to the altitude before you try hiking Rocky Mountain national park. Altitude sickness isn’t fun to go through, though the locals will get a kick out of it. Take it simple and in a few days your body can usually get used to the altitude. You’ll have tons to see by simply sitting on a porch and looking all the birds, the funny black tufted-eared squirrels or the stars at midnight.
Only do part of the Park. Take it easy. Don’t worry if you can’t see it all. Just get pleasure from what’s before you. Hiking Rocky Mountain park, I saw rock climbers scaling red cliffs, chipmunks scampering around a lake and delightful little yellow flowers poking up out of a crack in a rock. Hiking Rocky Mountain park may be a spiritual experience if you’re taking some time.