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High Park Fire Information

Many people who've planned, or are planning a trip to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park have been concerned about how the High Park fires will effect their vacation.   Of course, our hearts and best wishes go out to everyone who has been effected by the blazes in CO, and to those who are risking their lives to protect the land.  We do want you to know that Estes Park is approximately 40 + miles away from the High Park fire, and other than a light haze in the sky, is unt

Bear Lake Road Reconstruction Begins in RMNP

The National Park Service has just shared the news that reconstruction on Bear Lake Road in Rocky Mountain National Park will begin!  Bear Lake Road is one of the most popular scenic roads in RMNP, providing year-round visitor access to a variety of recreational opportunities.  The NPS estimates that more than 2 million park visitors drive on Bear Lake Road each year, and last year over 440,000 riders took advantage of the free shuttle buses along the corridor.  Beginning on March 5, 2012, visitors should expect major construction on the lower section of the road for the next

The End is Nigh - Last Chance to Enjoy Trail Ridge Road

Trail Ridge Road, RMNP, TundraMany people will tell you that the highlight of their trip in Rocky Mountain National Park was a trip over Trail Ridge Road. The striking beauty around every curve is overwhelming for many who drive this grand road. But when September arrives, the days to travel over Trail Ridge are numbered.

Wonderful Opportunity for Birders in RMNP

Clark's NutcrackerNews from the National Park Service:

Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting a migratory bird bash. Join us for an opportunity to learn more about migratory birds while exploring the park with experienced bird watchers. “Go Wild, Go Birding” is this year’s theme, created to celebrate the migration of birds to North American breeding grounds from South American wintering grounds.