• Photo of the continental divide blanketed in snow. NPS Photo by VIP Schonlau

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

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  • Old Fall River Road will be closed in 2014 due to flood damage

    Damages on Old Fall River Road are extensive and the road will remain closed to vehicles through 2014. It is unknown at this time whether hikers and bicyclists will be allowed on the road. More »

  • Impacts from September 2013 Flood

    Due to recent flooding, there are still some closures in the park that could affect your visit. More »

Videos & Podcasts

 
Photo Hallets Peak from Emerald Lake

Hallet's Peak from Dream Lake

The multimedia section of the website shares interesting aspects of the park with you through audio and video presentations.

  • The Science Behind the Scenes series explores current topics in the park and presents the scientific research park staff have accumulated.
  • Roaming Rocky Podcasts will help you plan your visit to Rocky Mountain National Park. They may even give you tips on how to survive this beautiful and rugged terrain.
  • The Student Podcasts have been produced by students from Estes Park High School and Eagle Rock School. The podcasts offer a view of the park, its resources, and its issues through the eyes of the next generation of park personnel and advocates.
  • Meet Your Rocky Rangers Podcast Series features the various roles of rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park. Through this series you will learn about the Snowplow Rangers, Search and Rescue Rangers, Wildlife Biologist Rangers, and more.
  • The Living with Fire video series is a set informational videos regarding fire's role in shaping the park land, and gives tips for staying safe when visiting or living in fire-adapted ecosystems. Fires will continue to burn in RMNP, and we all need to learn how to live with wildland fire.

Check back often as the multimedia presentations will continue to grow.

 

Did You Know?

A photo of arrowheads that archeologists found in the park.

The area now known as Rocky Mountain National Park has been occupied by human beings for 10,000 years. Archeologists have found more than 300 prehistoric sites at elevations ranging from 8,000 to 13,000 feet above sea level. More...