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FAQs

Answers to all your important Rocky Mountain National Park vacation questions about wildlife viewing, pets in the park, plus winter and backcountry routes. Read More...

Free Trip Planner & E-Newsletter

Request your free trip planner materials and e-newsletter today. Filled with maps, activities, coupons, and more. It's everything you need to plan the Rocky Mountain vacation of a lifetime. Read More...

Guided Tours

Leave the planning to the pros, and take in the scenery on a guided tour in the Rocky Mountain National Park region. Read More...

Restaurants, Dining, Breweries, & Distilleries

There is something for everyone when it comes to food in and around Rocky Mountain National Park– from mexican to italian, or even an old fashioned cook-out. Read More...

Rocky Mountain Vacation Ideas

What to do at RMNP if you have 1 day, 2 days, 7 days, or kids to entertain. Here you'll find itineraries and tips for the perfect vacation. Read More...

Transportation

Start your Rocky Mountain National Park vacation by flying into Denver International Airport (DIA), or take the train to Granby (GRA). No public transportation between train and park. Read More...

Top Ten Things to do in Rocky Mountain

1. See Aspens in Fall

Starting in late August, aspens in the highest reaches of the Park begin their annual quaking, a term to describe the aspens unique leaves changing a golden-yellow hue and how they react in wind. Read More...

2. Take in a Festival

Want to dance, drink, and eat good food all in the name of a frozen dead guy? Done. How about attend the best small rodeo in America? Yep, got that covered too. Or how about throwing on a kilt and tossing a kaber? Better yet, how about tossing it with the Rocky Mountains as your backdrop? Done, done and done. Read More...

3. Hike to the Top of Longs Peak

Dominating the skyline, and topping out at 14,259 feet, Longs Peak is the ultimate adventure for enthusiastic hikers. Read More...

4. 350 Miles of Hiking Trails

Over 350 miles of trails crisscross the Park, linking together alpine lakes, jagged peaks, thick lodgepole Pine forests and rocky tundra. Also, right outside the park sits plenty of National Forest land. Read More...

5. See Wild Animals

Home to thousands of Elk, Mule Dear, Marmots, Big Horn Sheep, and the occasional Black Beer, it’s not uncommon to have your Park experience include a wildlife sighting. Read More...

6. Enjoy a Ranger-Led Activity in Rocky Mountain National Park

We know exploring a national park can be an exciting activity to do on your own, but why not spend a few hours and check out a ranger-led program? Read More...

7. Drive Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

Known appropriately as the Highway to the Sky, Trail Ridge Road crosses the continental divide at a whopping 12,183 feet. Colorado has also designated Trail Ridge Road as a scenic and history byway. Read More...

8. Go Sledding at Hidden Valley Snow Play Area

If you love skiing, snowmobiling, ice climbing, sledding, hut trips, ice skating, and anything that involves frozen water just figure Colorado is the place to be. Read More...

9. Spend a Night in the Historic Stanley Hotel

Just six miles from Rocky Mountain National Park and towering above the small mountain town of Estes Park, The Stanley Hotel should be included in every visitors to do list. Read More...

10. A Perfect Day in Rocky Mountain National Park

We decided to spill one of our perfect days in Rocky Mountain National Park, just for you. Read More...

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