Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park s 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road which crests over 12,000 feet including many overlooks to experience the subalpine and alpine worlds along with over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, starry nights, and fun times. In a world of superlatives, Rocky is on top!

Rocky Mountain National Park Info


Rocky Mountain National Park

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News

Rocky Mountain National Park Announces Plans for Prescribed Burning in 2018

Fire managers from Rocky Mountain National Park are preparing to conduct a prescribed burn in the Beaver Meadows Entrance area, if favorable weather and fuel conditions allow.

Two Elk Poaching Incidents In Rocky Mountain National Park

Yesterday morning, park visitors reported a dead bull elk next to Trail Ridge Road, near the Ute Crossing Trail south of Forest Canyon Overlook in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Decision Reached on Fall River Entrance Improvements In Rocky Mountain National Park

The Director of the Intermountain Region, National Park Service, has signed a decision document that will enable Rocky Mountain National Park to implement improvements to the Fall River Entrance Station, including the addition of a fast-pass lane for use by pass-holding visitors as well as employees and emergency vehicles.

Rocky Mountain National Park Photos

Along the Trail to Glass

Tony Hochstetler posted a photo:

Along the Trail to Glass

Stream running along the trail to Lake of Glass. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Glass Lake

Tony Hochstetler posted a photo:

Glass Lake

Stylized photo of Glass Lake through the pines. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Wild Call

Kim Nordby Photography posted a photo:

Wild Call

The Shark's Tooth

Nrbelex posted a photo:

The Shark's Tooth

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Big Elk just hanging out

Rsw0124 posted a photo:

Big Elk just hanging out

Big Boy Elk

Rsw0124 posted a photo:

Big Boy Elk

Lake of Glass

woodchuckiam posted a photo:

Lake of Glass

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Located above Timberline Falls, this lake is officially named Glass Lake, but is more frequently called Lake of Glass. It is one of two bodies of water located within the cirque containing Taylor Glacier, the second of which is the larger and higher Sky Pond. Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.

Bull Elk

Bill G Moore posted a photo:

Bull Elk

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Fall Colors on Film

seansdi77 posted a photo:

Fall Colors on Film

Canon A35F
Kodak ColorPlus 200

East Face Longs Peak. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Jeff in Henderson posted a photo:

East Face Longs Peak. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Estes Park, Colorado

Jeff in Henderson posted a photo:

Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park, Colorado

Jeff in Henderson posted a photo:

Estes Park, Colorado

Grazing In The Meadow

chasingthelight10 posted a photo:

Grazing In The Meadow

Bull elk grazing in the early morning in Moraine Park meadow, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA.

Timberline Falls

woodchuckiam posted a photo:

Timberline Falls

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. The trail to access the scenery above the falls lies beyond this photo to the right. The trail climbs 100 vertical feet up a steep rocky chute. The climb is not a hike, but a scramble using all four limbs and requiring considerable caution. At times, there is water falling down parts of the chute, making the rocks slippery. Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.

Autumn Silence

Matt Farris posted a photo:

Autumn Silence

A quiet foggy autumn morning at Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Colorado waterfall - Rocky Mountain National Park

stevelamb007 posted a photo:

Colorado waterfall - Rocky Mountain National Park

A portion of Adams Falls - a short hike east of Grand Lake. Low water period.

Many Parks Curve Overlook

chasingthelight10 posted a photo:

Many Parks Curve Overlook

This viewpoint from a high-elevation road that crosses from the eastern border of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, to the western slope of the national park includes many beautiful aerial views like this one of the top of the Rocky Mountains and the landscapes below. The little blackbird in the foreground was an added bonus....:)

Bull Elk

AmyEHunt posted a photo:

Bull Elk

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Happy Hour

Bernie Duhamel posted a photo:

Happy Hour

Photographed by Bernie Duhamel: bernieduhamelphotography.com/

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