The historical events, places, and peoples of the Colorado Rocky Mountain region.
These structures continue to crumble, and without continued maintenance and upkeep, might disappear forever.
When 14-year-old Enos Mills spotted Longs Peak, it was love at first sight. He positioned his small log cabin, so he would have fantastic views of Longs.
The NPS Centennial isn’t just about celebrating an incredible past—it’s also a chance to look ahead to an even more incredible future.
A chance encounter with conservationist John Muir on a California beach inspired Enos Mills to do for his beloved Rockies what Muir did for Yosemite.
Freelan Stanley opened his iconic Rocky Mountain hotel after a doctor recommend the mountain air to improve his tuberculosis.
Ever wondered what it would be like to experience history? Then you're in luck; four historic trails pass through Colorado.
Witness the rebuilding and rebirth of local communities and the landscape itself after the 100-year flood of 2013.
Utes and Arapaho Indian Nations in Rocky Mountain National Park
Abner Sprague was one of the first settlers to the area that is now Rocky Mountain National Park, and the first park visitor to pay an entrance fee.
Discovered in the sands of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, oddly shaped stones play rock music.