Fall Film Series Continues in December at Rocky Mountain National Park
Contact: Kyle Patterson, 970-586-1363
This fall join us each Saturday night for a film festival highlighting North American Wildlife Unleashed Across America and Surviving! The programs will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park. Learn about how wildlife in North America makes the most of their continent, whether in a “wild” or “urban setting.” All programs are free and open to the public.
Saturday, November 25, 7:00 p.m.
SEASONS OF THE OTTER: A YELLOWSTONE LAKE STORY
The Yellowstone Lake region contains an immense variety of wildlife and unusual geologic features that create a truly unique habitat. The otters follow the cutthroat trout, the foundation for a complex food chain, involving grizzly bears, coyotes, eagles and osprey. In this 52 minute venture, the river otter will guide you through this wilderness world and on the way reveal the intimate life of the otter.
Saturday, December 2, 7:00 p.m. SEASON OF THE BEAR
This one hour program is entertaining and educational for the whole family! See wild black bears up close and personal, eating, sleeping, playing, nursing and just being bears. Discover the history and evolution of black bears, follow black bears during the four seasons of the year, and learn how we can live with bears. Bears take center stage as they let us into their private lives. This program is suitable for all ages.
Saturday, December 9, 7:00 p.m. YELLOWSTONE: REALM OF THE COYOTE
Danger in Yellowstone for a young, outcast coyote! When a young coyote named Cain is cast out by his pack, he must learn to survive in a wilderness both beautiful and treacherous. As the coyote’s journey unfolds, he will encounter a large cast of wildlife characters in what has been called America’s own Serengeti. Set against the natural beauty of Yellowstone’s changing seasons, from the steamy geysers in winter to the raging fires of summer, Cain’s year-long adventure of hardship and triumph will culminate in a final life-or-death confrontation with his original pack. In this remarkable 60 minute film from National Geographic, you will experience nature as never before.
Saturday, December 16, 7:00 p.m. WORLD OF RAPTORS
World Of Raptors is an intimate guide to American birds of prey that portrays the majestic power and beauty of North America’s falcons, hawks and eagles in all their wild glory. Narrated by Academy Award winning actress Joanne Woodward, and filled with spectacular aerial photography, World Of Raptors follows internationally renowned bird authority, Morley Nelson, on an odyssey of natural discovery that will educate, entertain, and inspire many during this 55 minute film.
There are no evening programs December 23 and December 30.
For more information on programs at Rocky Mountain National Park please contact the park information office at (970) 586-1206.
Did You Know?
The oldest rocks in the park are metamorphic (biotite schist and gneiss) estimated at 1.7 billion years old, making them some of the oldest rocks within the National Park System.