Fall River Pass


Fall River Pass - Larimer County - Colorado - 11,796 feet
Cache la Poudre River to west. Fall River to east.

In Rocky Mountain National Park, summit on east side of Alpine Visitor Center.

east side - pavement (via US-34 Trail Ridge Road) - road bike
east side - gravel, loose surfaces in switchbacks (via Fall River Road (one-way uphill)) - dual sport
west side - pavement (via US-34 Trail Ridge Road) - road bike
west side - hiking trail (via original route of road)

#20 - photos by Randy Bishop, 6/18/2005


In front of Alpine Visitor Center.

In front of Alpine Visitor Center.

Looking west, just west of summit.

photos by Randy Bishop, 7/28/2007


At east end of Fall River Road.
 
 

At east end of Fall River Road.
 
 

At the summit, behind the Alpine Visitor Center.
 

At the summit, behind the Alpine Visitor Center, looking east.

At the summit, behind the Alpine Visitor Center.
 

photo by Albert Bishop, 7/26/1927


At the summit, looking south toward the present location of the Alpine Visitor Center



From United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
Fall River Pass 177528 Gap Larimer CO 402626N 1054517W 11762 Fall River Pass - 13-OCT-1978


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