Palisades, Alpine Tunnel, Colorado today, by Reletta Clumsky That being said, it is a great trip. The Alpine Historical District is normally open from July to September, where a narrow dirt road winds upward to the tunnel for about ten miles.
The Alpine Tunnel Historical District is normally open from July to September. Visitors to the District can follow a 10 mile auto tour. The auto tour (see map below) begins northeast of Pitkin at the junction of the Cumberland Pass Road (FDR 765) and the Alpine Tunnel Road (FDR 839).
colorado alpine tunnel road destroyed Alpine Tunnel, Colorado - Legends of America Once the highest railroad tunnel in the world, the Alpine Tunnel was the first tunnel to be built ...
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Alpine Tunnel Trail spans 2.7 mi. from US Forest Service Road 295 (5.5 miles south of St. Elmo) to Alpine Tunnel (San Isabel National Forest). View amenities, descriptions, reviews, photos, itineraries, and directions on TrailLink.
Alpine Tunnel Trail is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Nathrop, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.
The Alpine Tunnel was the first railroad bore ever drilled in the United States, the first ever to carry tracks under the Continental Divide and, in 1882, the highest …