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Friday, May 4, 2012

Day Tripping: Peak to Peak Scenic Byway–Estes Park to Golden CO

 

The things we saw along the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway in Colorado

Elk grazing on Peak To Peak BYWAY just out of Estes Park CO

Just out of Estes Park, we saw elk grazing in a meadow. . .

Long's Peak in the Center - Rocky Mountains - Peak to Peak Scenic -  Byway 14,259 feet

Long’s Peak – in the center, at 14,259 feet. . .

the highest summit in Rocky Mountain National Park

2012-05-03 Day Trip - Estes Park - Chapel on the Rock (3)

Chapel on the Rock – designated a Historic Site in 1999

2012-05-03 Day Trip - Estes Park - Peak to Peak Scenic Byway - snow in the mountains

still snow in the mountains

2012-05-03 Day Trip - Estes Park - Peak to Peak Scenic Byway - scenic views (1)

Scenic views. . .

2012-05-03 Day Trip - Estes Park - Peak to Peak Scenic Byway - Blackhawk CO - a gambling town (2)

Blackhawk is a gambling town. . .

2012-05-03 Day Trip - Estes Park - Peak to Peak Scenic Byway - RIVER

driving along the river between Blackhawk and Golden

was reminiscent of driving the canyon road

between Bozeman and West Yellowstone MT. . .

2012-05-03 Day Trip - Estes Park - Peak to Peak Scenic Byway - tunnel

Three tunnels. . .big rig friendly. . .not sure!

2012-05-03 Day Trip - Estes Park - Peak to Peak Scenic Byway - Denver Skyline

Denver Skyline

Golden CO Welcome

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