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Farview Curve Overlook

Trail Ridge Rd., about 18 mi west of Alpine visitor center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Good views of west side

Farview Curve Overlook is the first viewpoint on the Grant Park side of the Trail Ridge Road. It... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
pingaroo
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Chicago, Illinois
The Best View of the West Canyon

This overlook was spectacular after driving up the switch backs to Trail Ridge Road. Coming from... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
magicmomentfamily
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Wyoming
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Trail Ridge Rd., about 18 mi west of Alpine visitor center, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Farview Curve Overlook is the first viewpoint on the Grant Park side of the Trail Ridge Road. It has a good view of the west side of the canyon. We stopped here around noon on the Sunday of the Labour Day weekend. There is no...More

Thank pingaroo
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

This overlook was spectacular after driving up the switch backs to Trail Ridge Road. Coming from the west side, it was the first major overlook that offered colorful fall views of the canyon. It does have a pull off and we had no problem finding...More

Thank magicmomentfamily
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

There are so many wonderful views in rocky Mountain National park. As the driver it was nice to stop and enjoy the view, and take some pictures. There is no services or tables at this lookout but the view of the valley is breathtaking.

Thank JALFAN
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

After the steep climb from the valley we stopped to take a peek back down . The viewpoint gives a wonderful view of not only the valley below , but the Never Summer Range across the valley . For us it was definitely one of...More

Thank Skwiki
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is one of the prettier overlooks on Trail Ridge road overlooking the west side of the park. Large parking area and many photo ops

Thank jtrailgirl
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

This is such a breathtaking place. We stopped here during winter, and were amazed by the fresh air and beautiful view. There's not many activities you could do here, but be at piece with your thoughts is definitely the perfect thing to do here.

Thank Artur A
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

We were able to spend a long time enjoying this overlook with no worries about traffic or parking. We were stopped here by a flagman due to road construction, aand as a result spent more time here than we normally would have.

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

I have included a photo from the morning and one from the afternoon. Personally, I prefer the morning views but the afternoon can be quite nice though is sometimes starts to cloud over, muting the colors. There are other curves to see, as well. Many...More

Thank Colo-Mtn-Hiker
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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

This is very accessible from the west end of RMNP. Plenty of room for parking and pullout to accommodate visitors. INCREDIBLE VISTAS!

Thank LSUTraveller
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

After going over the top of Trail Ridge Road, one would think that the views could not get any better. But Farview Curve Overlook is worth the stop. It comes up quickly and a blind curve. Not much parking, so be reasonable and courteous and...More

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