About Grand Lake Lodge
Historic Architecture, Architecture, Interesting Places, Other Buildings And Structures
The Grand Lake Lodge was opened in 1920 to serve tourists visiting Rocky Mountain National Park via the Trail Ridge Road, completed the same year. Located in Grand Lake, Colorado, the rustic lodge was founded by Frank Huntington and Roe Emery on land owned by the National Park Service at the edge of the park. The resort was affiliated with the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad. In 1963 the lodge owners were able to exchange park inholdings they had acquired for the lands related to the lodge, removing the lodge from the park.