Wildlife of the Rocky Mountains

Rocky Mountain Wildlife Guide

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.

Birds of the Rocky Mountains

A bird lovers paradise, RMNP was a designated a Global Important Bird Area in 2000 and provides access to every major ecosystem of the Rocky Mountains. Read More...

Elk in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is known best for two reasons: mountains and elk. A defining sight in the park, elk are large, loud, and highly visible. Read More...

Moose in Rocky Mountain National Park

Standing over 6 feet tall and weighing 600-1,600 lbs., moose are a common sight within Rocky Mountain National Park, and routinely a visitor favorite. Read More...

More Rocky Mountain Wildlife

Insider tips, the best viewing spots, and what time of year is best to see different wildlife in the national park known for elk and moose. Read More...