Old Fall River Road will be closed in 2014 due to flood damage
Damages on Old Fall River Road are extensive and the road will remain closed to vehicles through 2014. It is unknown at this time whether hikers and bicyclists will be allowed on the road. More »
Impacts from September 2013 Flood
Due to recent flooding, there are still some closures in the park that could affect your visit. More »
Be A Junior Ranger
Earn a Badge and Become a Junior Ranger
Junior Rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park have fun discovering the natural world, while learning about why we need to protect the special treasures found in our National Parks. We need all the help of all our Rangers to keep Rocky preserved and protected for many more years to come!
Stop at one of our visitor centers or Junior Ranger Headquarters to pick up a free Junior Ranger activity booklet. There are age-specific booklets that are available for kids 5 and under, 6-8, and 9 and up. Completing your booklet and sharing your answers with a park ranger will earn you an official Rocky Mountain National Park Junior Ranger badge.
Junior Ranger Headquarters is a Place Just for Kids!
The Junior Ranger Headquarters, located at Hidden Valley along Trail Ridge Road, is a place just for kids! Join a ranger-led program, complete your Junior Ranger book, and earn a badge all in one place. The Junior Ranger Headquarters is open from June 16 - August 17, 2013. Programs are offered 4 times a day, 7 days a week, and times are 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, & 2:30 PM. Programs are geared for kids ages 6-12, and it is free to participate. A parent or adult must be present with children at all times.
You can also download printable versions of Junior Ranger booklets.
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National Park Service Programs for Kids
Become a Junior Ranger on-line through the Web Ranger website.
Did You Know?
Moraine Park was once a booming settlement. As the rustic cabins grew into lodges, the inn keepers built more facilities to serve guests. Stead's Resort had both a swimming pool and a golf course.