Watch For Road Bikers In Rocky Mountain National Park On Thursday

If you plan to be anywhere along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park on Thursday, keep an eye out for road cyclists. The 27th Annual Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour is scheduled to be traveling that route on Thursday.

Park officials warn that you should be prepared for heavy cycling traffic with the potential of numerous delays during the morning and early afternoon hours. Approximately 2,500 cyclists are expected to participate.

The tour begins in Granby at 4:30 a.m. and follows US Highway 34 through the Fall River Entrance to Estes Park via Trail Ridge Road. Most participants should be off the highway by 2 p.m.

Park staff ask visitors to please plan ahead, share the road and drive safely.