• Photo of golden aspen with Hallet Peak in the background. NPS Photo by J. Frank

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

Saturday Evening Programs - November 28 and December 5 at Rocky Mountain National Park

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Date: November 23, 2009
Contact: Kyle Patterson, 970-586-1363

This fall and early winter, Rocky Mountain National Park will continue to celebrate our national parks, with Saturday evening programs at 7:00 pm in the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium. All programs are free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 28, 7:00 p.m. - Cultures of the Southwest
The American Southwest is a land rich with cultural history. People have been living in this arid region for thousands of years. Discover two sites that tell their story, Chaco Culture National Historic Park and Canyon de Chelly National Monument.

Saturday, December 5, 7:00 p.m. - Our Dynamic Planet
Travel from a volcano cloaked in snow and ice to a tropical paradise that displays 70 million years of volcanism. Mount Rainier and Hawai'i Volcanoes National Parks will be highlighted as we explore the dynamic nature of our national parks.

Did You Know?

a photo of treeline in Rocky Mountain National Park

If the current amount of total nitrogen deposition measured at the high-elevation monitoring site in Rocky Mountain National Park (3 kg/ha/yr) was the same throughout the park, the amount of airborne nitrogen entering the park would be equivalent to 35,500 twenty-pound bags of fertilizer. More...