• Photo of mist drifting over Moraine Park meadow on a spring morning. NPS Photo by C. Brindle

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

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Butterfly Species List

The parks diversity of elevations and habitat types helps account for the 141 confirmed species of butterflies found here. See the complete park butterfly species list.

Mead's Sulphur butterfly on an alpine wildflower.
The alpine tundra, krummholz, and subalpine openings in the park are the normal habitat of Mead's Sulphur (Colias meadii).
NPS Photo by Stacy Sink

Did You Know?

a photo of human tracks in snow and mist

Rocky Mountain National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The visitor centers are open less often. More...