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    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

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  • 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 »

West Side Programs

Education program

Students learn about the National Park Service.

Courtesy NPS

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.

Did You Know?

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Rocky Mountain National Park has a cool site for kids. What do you know about the park? The Web Ranger Challenge tests your knowledge! More...