Trail Ridge Road opens for season


ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Trail Ridge Road across the high country of Rocky Mountain National Park has opened for the season.

Park officials officially opened the road Friday after plowing away the snow.

The road reaches more than 12,000 feet above sea level and is billed as the highest continuous paved road in the United States.

It links Estes Park on the east and Grand Lake on the west.

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