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
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 holiday season is a great time to visit Rocky Mountain National Park. In addition to beautiful scenery, wildlife viewing, and a variety of winter recreational activities to do on your own, some fun activities with park rangers are offered. Rocky Mountain National Park has a calendar full of fun family
Many 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.