Feel Like You’re On Top of the World!

Rocky Mountain National Park’s 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road – which crests over 12,000 feet including many overlooks to experience the subalpine and alpine worlds – along with over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, starry nights, and fun times. In a world of superlatives, Rocky is on top!

Features

Flooding along Roaring River

Impacts from September 2013 Flood

Due to September 2013 Flood, there are still some damaged trails in the park that could affect your visit.

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100th Anniversary Logo for Rocky Mountain National Park

Come Celebrate!

The 100th Anniversary of Rocky is for everyone. It is a celebration of connections people have made and the things that live here. Join us in 2015!

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Social Media

Connect with Rocky!

Be part of our virtual community: get up-to-date info, stay connected to the park & share your park experiences on our official social media pages.

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Enjoying a hike in Rocky Mountain National Park

Over 350 Miles of Trails Beckon!

By foot or horse, fishing, photographing, or simply enjoying a stroll, view the splendor of Rocky from trails of varying difficulties & elevations.

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Moraine Park Campground

Camp or Backpack!

Enjoy a night under the stars in one of Rocky’s campgrounds or a backcountry site. Reservations are strongly recommended (contact www.recreation.gov)

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Sunrise on Trail Ridge Road (NPS photo by John Marino)

Mountain Weather

Weather varies greatly in this park, which straddles the Continental Divide & covers elevations ranging from 7700 feet to over 14000 feet. Be prepred!

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The Narrows on Longs Peak crosses a sheet verticle rock face on a narrow ledge

Longs Peak Keyhole Route

The Keyhole Route to the summit of Longs Peak - a CLIMB, not a hike - crosses enormous sheer vertical rock walls, loose rock, and steep cliffs.

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Pets are not allowed on any RMNP trails! NPS photo by John Marino

Pets in the Park

Leashed pets are welcome in Rocky but only in picnic areas, campgrounds, and along roadsides. Pets are NEVER allowed on any trails or meadow areas.

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