Ute Trail Motel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsUte Trail Motel Hot Sulphur Springs
I was so pleasantly surprised with the price and the comfortableness and the decor and the whole experience. This is a great place and what a motel should be.
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... for me. The trail starts at 9,000ft above sea level and goes up to 10,600 feet. I didn't know if I'd have the legs or lungs for such a hike at that altitude, but I had to try!
The weekend came and a window opened Sunday to go to Rocky Mountain National Park. I'd head the parking lot at Glacier Gorge can fill up quick so I got up at 4am and made the 3 hour drive planning to hit the trail at 7am. It was a beautiful drive from Denver up to the park. First, a full ...
... standards but it was nice all the same. The best part of our stay was the road leading north right from the RV park entered into pastures that included the road so evidently the proper way to mark was as such.
We entertained the local ranchers immensely while letting me get my fill of bovine pictures. ...
Once at the top 12,000 feet, Trevor's head is pounding and he is miserable. Motrin and water are not helping so he sleeps down the mountain. We are on the other side going to Hot Sulphur Springs. The town hosts a natural hot spring. It was not what I expected although it was a relaxing pool ...
... talked to the ranger there who said the Trail Ridge road was now open, and that he highly recommended we not miss it. So ignoring our tiredness we drove up Trail Ridge and it was well worth it. Amazing views of the endless stretch of foothills & valleys, plus the snow capped mountains all around. We stopped at one pull-off area, and the kids were just buzzing as there were dozens of chipmunks all over the stone wall there. They were really bold and came up and sniffed ...
... down to another lake, called Sprague Lake, where we attended a talk by a ranger about beavers. By the time we arrived there, the weather was changing AGAIN and the sun even came out! This happened frequently while we were in the park. Very interesting talk and though we didn't see any beavers, we could see their handiwork in an old dam and an abandoned lodge. The lodges they build are so strong, that the ranger was telling us he had got a photo of a ...