• Photo of golden aspen with Hallet Peak in the background. NPS Photo by J. Frank

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Fall Leaves

a photo of fall leaves
Aspen leaves turn golden in the fall due to their carotene accessory pigments while Fremont geranium (Geranium caespitosum) leaves have turned red because of their anthocyanin accessory pigments.
Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.


  

Did You Know?

a photo of lady rangers in 1960s National Park Service uniform,a photo of lady rangers in 1960s National Park Service uniform

These women, pictured in the 1960s National Park Service uniform, are rangers not flight attendants.