Our National Parks (2,372 kb) - National Parks are a uniquely American idea. National Parks in the United States are owned by the American people. The "Our National Parks" Teacher Guide focuses on the creation of national parks, the history of Rocky Mountain National Park, and the roles of park rangers.
Elk Ecology and Management (720 kb) - Elk are one of the many reasons people visit Rocky Mountain National Park. The "Elk Ecology and Management" Teacher Guide provides background information on elk, details interactions between humans and elk past and present, and current management action plans.
Did You Know?
Kawuneeche Valley is on the west side of the Continental Divide and channels water into the Colorado River. Kawuneeche means Coyote in Arapaho.