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Trail Ridge Road not opening on Friday

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park near Rock Cut on Friday, May 27.

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park near Rock Cut on Friday, May 27.

Due to current road and weather conditions and predicted weather forecast,Trail Ridge Road will not open today, Friday, May 27.

“We will continue to evaluate day by day over the weekend,” said spokesperson, Kyle Patterson of Rocky Mountain National Park.

This morning, park rangers experienced 20 to 30 mph winds with white out conditions and a high temperature of 24 degrees above 11,000 feet. Road conditions were treacherous with extreme ice, according to the statement released Friday morning by the park.