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Rocky Mountain Adventure Guide (2012 National Parks Series: Part 2 of 6)

Our map team scouted more than 500 miles of trails and cross-country routes to bring you a summer's worth of escapes in the Rockies.

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

See the best of the park on these three noteworthy hikes.

BEST DAY: Longs Peak Loop via Clarks Arrow

BEST WEEKEND: Gorge Lakes

BEST WEEK: Continental Divide Loop

Maps: Order full-color, waterproof topo maps of these

three routes at backpacker.com/promaps,

including aFull Wall Map

Download our annotated park map

for more of our favorite routes.