The Majestic Heart of Colorado
Just Ahead’s GPS-guided smartphone audio tour of Rocky Mountain National Park is a narrated guide to the most dramatic and unspoiled mountain landscape in America. We steer you to stunning viewpoints, alpine lakes, roaring rivers, and superb hiking trails. We point out the soaring peaks and tell you background stories as you drive. You simply turn on the app and enjoy.
Sample a few of the hundreds of stories that play automatically as you drive through Rocky Mountain National Park:
View the hundreds of stories we tell along your drive to, through, and from Rocky Mountain National Park:
Our tour includes all of the park’s magnificent major sights:
Longs Peak • Mount Meeker • Twin Sisters • Estes Cone • Wild Basin • Bear Lake • Big Thompson River • Lumpy Ridge • Endovalley • Fall River • Trail Ridge Road (highest continuously paved road in the US!) • Mummy Range • Many Parks Curve • Continental Divide • Forest Canyon • Poudre Lake • Colorado River • Kawuneechee Valley
As you climb through ponderosa pine forests to the montane ecosystem to subalpine terrain and finally up to dramatic alpine tundra above tree line, you’ll have the opportunity to see an amazing range of wildlife. We’ll tell you all about the animals and the best places to watch for:
Bighorn Sheep • Elk • Moose • Black Bears • Coyotes • Mule Deer • Mountain Lions • Yellow-Bellied Marmots
Just Ahead’s background stories begin as you approach the park, so by the time you arrive, you’re an expert, ready to marvel at the natural wonders that make it such a compelling place. You’ll hear stories about:
Mountain Geology • American Indian History • Early Settlers • Civilian Conservation Corps • Montane Ecosystem • Alpine Tundra • Aspen Groves
We help you get oriented and plan your drive, and point out highlights as you draw near the park, including:
Estes Park • Lake Estes • Stanley Hotel • Boulder • Nederland • Flatirons • Boulder Canyon • Boulder Falls • Loveland • Lyons • Big Thompson River Canyon • Lake Granby • Shadow Mountain Lake
And, of course, we know that the best experiences happen after you leave the car, so we point out the best places for:
Hiking • Trout Fishing • Wildlife Viewing • Camping • Picnicking • Birding • Photography
You’ll experience Rocky Mountain National Park in a way you never could on your own—and there’s no need to take your eyes off the scenery to thumb through maps and guidebooks.
It’s like having a friendly park ranger along for the ride!