Trail Ridge Road is now open on a tentative basis depending on weather.
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For those of you wishing to venture into the mountains this 2014 Memorial Day weekend you’re in luck. Many mountain roads closed for the winter are now reopening. Some roads remain closed for the foreseeable future and others are temporarily open during daytime hours. Here's a complete list on the current status of the main mountain roads for Colorado’s Northern and Central Mountains.
The 2013 government shutdown resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks across the U.S. A new National Park Service report [.pdf] says that cost the parks and surrounding communities roughly $414 million nationwide.