• Photo of the continental divide blanketed in snow. NPS Photo by VIP Schonlau

    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 »

Forest Health: Timber Creek & Glacier Basin Campgrounds

 
Photo Timber Creek Campground after beetle-killed trees were removed.

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Timber Creek Campground
Situated along the Colorado River in the Kawuneeche Valley 10 miles north of the town of Grand Lake on US Hwy. 34, the Never Summer Mountains rise to the west the campground. The recent mountain pine beetle outbreak has resulted in the removal of most trees so there is no shade in the campground.
 
Photo Glacier Basin Campground after beetle-killed trees were removed

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Glacier Basin Campground
Bordered by Glacier Creek with west views to the Continental Divide, the campground is located on the Bear Lake Road. The recent mountain pine beetle outbreak has resulted in the removal of most trees so there is little or no shade in the campground.
 
For more information about camping in Rocky Mountain National Park or to download a printable brochure, click here.

Did You Know?

photo of wheelchair accessible trail

There are accessible trails which are good choices for visitors interested in adjusting to the park's higher elevations, groups that include young children, visitors with visual impairment and anyone who finds walking on level, relatively smooth paths attractive.