• A translucent blanket of clouds hangs over the snowy continental divide above Bear Lake Road. NPS Photo by VIP Olsen

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

Glaciers

Explore the anatomy of glaciers. Learn about cirques, snowfields, and rock glaciers. Watch glaciers ebb and flow over the last 18,000 years. Tour the landscape as ice shapes and molds it. See how climate affects the glaciers.

Launch the interactive web pages featuring Glaciers and Glacier Change in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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