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Officials celebrate opening of Trail Ridge Road, Alpine Visitor’s Center in RMNP

Walls of snow still line the road as visitors flock to the Alpine Visitors' Center atop RMNP on Friday, June 2, the first full day Trail Ridge Road opened through the park. (Photo by Sally DiSciullo / Sky-Hi News)
Walls of snow still line the road as visitors flock to the Alpine Visitors’ Center atop RMNP on Friday, June 2, the first full day Trail Ridge Road opened through the park.

By Bryce Martin | bmartin@skyhinews.com

A special ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday afternoon — which hadn’t been done in years due to poor weather — at the top of Trail Ridge Road to commemorate the road’s opening for the season. Friday was the first full day it had been opened since late heavy snowstorms forced the seasonal road to postpone its opening in time for Memorial Day.


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