Things to Do and See in Rocky Mountain National Park

What’s there to do? There is something for everyone. The favorite outdoor recreation near the park is hiking and horseback riding in summer, snowshoeing and skiing in the winter. For the history and science buffs, check out our section on attractions and museums. Don’t want to go it alone? Have an expert take you on a guided tour.

Attractions and Museums

Attractions, museums, and interesting places to visit in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Read More...

Best Hiking Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park

Colorado is a hiker’s playground. Even summit one—or all—of Colorado’s 54 14,000-foot peaks. The journey may be painful, but the views are unprecedented. Read More...

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...

Guided Tours and Educational Adventures

Park ranger walks, tours, and educational adventures in and near Rocky Mountain National Park Read More...

Natural Wonders

Waterfalls, mountain ranges, glaciers, lakes, rivers, and meadows, are all just a few of the natural wonders inside Rocky Mountain National Park and surrounding regions. Read More...

Park Itineraries

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...

Rocky Mountain Events

Happenings in and around Rocky Mountain National Park. Find out which days are free in the park plus info about festivals and events in Estes Park, Grand Lake, and surrounding communities. Read More...

Summer Activities in the Rocky Mountains

Enjoy hiking, rafting, and camping in the Rocky Mountains during the summertime. 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...

Winter Activities in the Rocky Mountains

300 days of sunshine a year, no crowds, snow play areas, backcountry skiing, and snowshoeing are just a start to fun activities during wintertime Read More...