You are free to drive through the highest parts of Rocky Mountain National Park and experience its stupid wondrous sights just about whenever you want, except at night, because the usual icy tundra just refuses to arrive.
The road closes around Oct. 23 in an average year, but we’re not in uncharted territory just yet.
Trail Ridge officially closed for the season on Nov. 4 the last two winters. The latest closing in recent years was Nov. 6, which happened in 2003 and 2008.
Meanwhile, Keystone Resort has pushed back opening day by one week, from Nov. 4 to Nov. 11.