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West Side Programs

Education program

Students learn about the National Park Service.

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The Interpretation division on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park offers hands-on, interactive programs for schools on the western slope. To view the Classroom Programs Brochure for Grand and Jackson counties, please Click Here.

To schedule a program, please call Michele Simmons at 970-586-1518 or 970-627-3471, or email e-mail us.

Programs typically last about 45 minutes and are free of charge. If you don't find a program that meets your needs, we may be able to tailor a program to your curriculum requirements.

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