From May 27 to Oct. 10, 2022, Rocky Mountain National Park has a reservation system for peak hours during the day. Don’t show up to the park during these hours without a reservation.
How do you pack for Rocky Mountain National Park, a place where temperatures can fluctuate 35 degrees in one day? Here are the top 16 items to bring to the park.
That depends on how you like to camp.
Spanning the Continental Divide, Rocky Mountain National Park stretches across 265,770 acres filled with alpine lakes, the headwaters of the Colorado River and dozens of peaks that reach 12,000 feet and higher. To access the park, there are four entrances, three on the park’s east side and one on the west. To make the most of your time in Rocky Mountain National Park, choose the entrance that will give you the best access to the sights you want to see and experience.
Seeing wildlife in Colorado's national parks evokes a rush of excitement so great it's hard to remember there isn't a piece of glass between you and the animals. Home to thousands of elk, mule deer, moose, marmots, bighorn sheep and the occasional black bear, it's not uncommon to see wildlife in the parks.
Here's everything you need to know about the national parks reopening.
The first female superintendent of Rocky Mountain National Park tackles how to manage the park’s large increases in visitation while trying to protect it.
Thirty-seven years ago, Pat Craig had an audacious idea to rescue exotic animals living in inhumane conditions in the United States. Today, you can visit more than 520 rescued tigers, wolves, bears and lions at The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado.
Don’t let your trip to the park sound just like your neighbors’ vacation. Set it apart by staying at some of the fantastic and unusual places along the way.
Grand Lake, the town, is located just one mile from the West Entrance of the national park.
You'll fine rustic buildings, state parks and ancient ruins on the Turquoise Trail.
Leading dog sled teams is a lesson in how to live your life
Avoid getting lost on remote dirt roads and gorgeous trails when you use Gaia GPS.
Thunderstorms in the park have caused injury and even death.
One thing is for certain. Moose aren't the most eloquent creatures, but they sure are cool. Standing over six feet tall and weighing between 600 and 1,600 pounds, moose are a common sight within Rocky Mountain National Park and a visitor favorite.
North of Rocky Mountain National Park, stop in Cheyenne, Wyo., for a 10-day festival of rodeo, parades, live music and more.