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Research Publications

The Continental Divide Research Learning Center (CDRLC) shares research results through a variety of media including summarizing projects in a one-page format, linking to websites by scientists conducting research in the park, holding research conferences, arranging illustrated talks by park researchers, and writing articles for internal and external audiences.

Information about the CDRLC


Air and Water


History and Social Science





Rocky Mountain National Park Geologic Resource Evaluation Report a forty page summary of the park's geologic setting and issues prepared by the NPS's Geologic Resources Division

Cleaning Up the Eugenia Mine

The Formation of the Never Summer Range


Did You Know?

a photo of a comfort station

Daily during the summer, Rocky's custodial crew cleans 102 toilets in comfort stations at trailheads and along roads. They also clean around 100 toilets in campground comfort stations, 30 visitor center toilets, and 35 toilets for park staff. That's 267 toilets cleaned every day of the summer!