Chapel on the Rock, Rocky Mountain National Park

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Chapel on the Rock (officially, Saint Catherine of Siena Chapel) is a functioning Catholic chapel and tourist landmark in Allenspark, Colorado, USA. The chapel is located on the grounds of the Saint Malo Retreat, Conference, and Spiritual Center of the Catholic Archdiocese of Denver. The chapel is open to the public.

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  • After a long day atop the summit we were racing the sun down the mountain when we came upon this jewel. With a 56 degree breeze and the shadow of the church roaring across the road it called us in...  more »
  • While on the way out of the Rocky Mountain National Park area, we decided to defy the GPS and take a more scenic, less major highway route out of the park. This chapel was on the route. The chapel...  more »
  • If you like visiting churches and chapels, this one shouldn't disappoint. The adjacent lake is mostly dry right now (summer 2019), but we still enjoyed our quick visit. The climb up the hill with a marble statue of Jesus is a short trail with easy to moderate difficulty.
  • This place is amazing and worth the effort to make it there. This chappel was blessed by Pope John Paul II in 1993. You will find peace and a perfect spot for retire from the overwhelming rush of the city. Please come and pray here. You will be amazed by the beauty of this place

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