Plan A Field Trip

Rocky education staff welcomes you.

Rocky's education staff provides a classroom without walls.

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Schedule a Visit
Rocky Mountain National Park offers offers a variety of ways for you and your students to experience the park. We offer two basic educational field experiences - ranger guided field trips and self guided park visits. We also offer classroom programs and web-based distance learning programs.

Educational groups coming to Rocky that are organized by an accredited educational institution, whether self guided or ranger guided, may qualify for a waiver of park entrance fees.

Any group wishing to visit one of the park visitor centers must make a reservation through the Education and Outreach Office. If you do not have a reservation, your group may be turned away.

Before making a reservation, please review the information for scheduling a self guided or ranger guided visit. Reservations are made on a first come first served basis. We recommend that you call at least three months in advance of your desired date for ranger-led programs. To schedule a program, please call 970-586-3777.

Fee Waivers
To request a fee waiver for a self guided visit, submit an e-mail, letter, or FAX to:

Fee Program Assistant
Rocky Mountain National Park
Estes Park, CO 80517

FAX (970) 586-1451

Fee waivers must be requested in writing, on the institution's letterhead at least two weeks prior to the visit. Include a statement about your group's educational objectives.

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