Rocky Mountain 100-year Family Photo Album

Thousands of vacationers took their family photos in the park. Here's your chance to share your photos and read stories from the last 100 years.

From September 4, 2014, through September 4, 2015, Rocky Mountain National Park, along with local and national communities, will be celebrating the park’s 100th Anniversary. Whether you’re a regular visitor, a national park traveler, or a virtual explorer, we hope that the anniversary will inspire you to experience and connect with this park that has inspired 100 years of protection and that will continue to enchant and delight visitors and stewards for another 100 years!

Rocky was one of Ansel Adams’ favorites and the famous photographer took shots of many areas of the park. But most notably, thousands of vacationers took their family photos here.

Family Photos and Stories about Rocky Mountain National Park

Share your photos and stories

When did you fall in love with Rocky? What is your most memorable wildlife event? What pictures tell your park story? Visit to contribute to the Centennial Family Photo Album.

Browse photos and stories

Choose a decade since the 1910’s and look at family photos. Read about the memories that the photos hold.

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