• Photo of mist drifting over Moraine Park meadow on a spring morning. NPS Photo by C. Brindle

    Rocky Mountain

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A small forb nestled in the grass.

Wild Things
Follow a resources stewardship crew as they monitor and restore the park's iconic and lesser-known wild things: surveying vegetation, monitoring raptors, removing exotic plants, and responding to wildlife needs.


West Side Stories
West Side Stories focuses on Rocky Mountain National Park's west side. In this blog you will find entries from the staff, with a goal of presenting you with a well-rounded understanding of our area.

Photo Park Ranger Chelsea

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Ranger Thoughts
I am so excited to be here at Rocky Mountain National Park for my inaugural season as a permanent park ranger! Follow my postings, every adventure is a new one.

Renelle's Rocky
Rangers often do have exciting jobs but they don't seem to show the same enthusiasm when challenged with a difficult computer glitch. Part of my job is to offer technical assistance so they can head back outdoors as quickly as possible. Sound boring? Actually, it's fun and interesting. I'll be passing some of these glimpses on to you, along with any other stories I deem worthy as I live and work here.
Terry's Tidbits
The original Weekly Tidbits were created by Terry, a former Resource Management Supervisor (now retired) at Rocky and members of her staff. This blog will provide a new home for these delightful short articles.

From the Environmental Education Interns
The Environmental Education staff at Rocky inspires thousands of children, and their teachers, every year. They are tasked with a tremendous responsibility--to help create the next generation of stewards of our environment and our national parks.

To assist with this undertaking the park employs several Environmental Education Interns each year. Catch a glimpse of their world and experiences.

a photo of a worker in the information office

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Visit Rocky!
Welcome to Rocky Mountain National Park’s blog from the park’s visitor Information Office.

The Information Office is a hub of information for the park. Because we are a source of information for both park visitors and staff, I thought it would be fun – and hopefully helpful – to share some of the tidbits we glean with you. Enjoy!

Did You Know?

a photo of a coyote

Kawuneeche Valley is on the west side of the Continental Divide and channels water into the Colorado River. Kawuneeche means Coyote in Arapaho.