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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.

Overlook on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

Celebrate 100 Years of the National Park Service in 2016

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.

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4th Graders Can Visit Parks Free For a Year

Students in the 4th grade can get a free annual entry pass for their family to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks.

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Backpacking in Rocky Mountain National Park

Use these resources for information ranging from how to plan a trip to camping in wilderness areas of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Rocky Mountain National Park Flooding

The rain in Rocky Mountain National Park and the surrounding areas just keeps coming. And with flood warnings in effect all along the Front Range, Rocky Mountain National Park has been closed to all recreational use.

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Birdwatching in Rocky Mountain National Park

Since Rocky Mountain National Park's creation in 1915, 280 species of birds have been spotted throughout the park and surrounding regions.

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Rocky Mountain National Park Email Newsletters

Whether you are planning a trip to Rocky Mountain National Park or simply want to stay connected to the park, our newsletters are a great source of information and are filled with inspiring stories.

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Where is Rocky Mountain National Park?

Head for northeast Colorado. The park is flanked by Estes Park on the east and Grand Lake on the west.