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Explore the wonders, history, and life in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Colorado National and State Parks

Colorado has four national parks and many state parks and monuments. They range from dinosaur sites to ancient cliff dwellings to mountain canyons. Read More...

History of the Rocky Mountains

The historical events, places, and peoples of the Colorado Rocky Mountain region. Read More...

Night Skies

Explore the night skies of Rocky Mountain National Park. Because of the remote location, far from big cities, the skies are pitch black and showcase millions of stars. Read More...

Rocky Mountain Landscapes

Learn about the trees, wildflowers, rock formations and plants of the Rocky Mountains Read More...

Rocky Mountain Peaks and Ranges

Appropriately known as the rooftop of America, the park's mountains range in elevation from 7,800 feet to 14,259 feet. Nearly one third of the park sits above tree line. Read More...

Rocky Mountain Waterfalls, Lakes and Rivers

Colorado is home to over 2,000 lakes, reservoirs, and rivers. A few of our favorites include Bear Lake, Sprague Lake, Chasm Lake and Emerald Lake. Read More...

Wildlife of the Rocky Mountains

Forget fences there are only mountains here. With over 60 species of mammals, 280 species of birds, and 11 species of fish, Rocky Mountain National Park is bursting with wildlife. Read More...