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Things To Do

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Centennial Celebration

The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park's 100th Anniversary begin September 3rd, with fun kick-off events! To find out more, visit visit Rocky Mountain National Park's 2014 Centennial Calendar of Events here.
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Fall Colors in Rocky!

It will soon be time to see the spectacular colors throughout Rocky Mountain National Park!

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Wildlife Viewing

Fall is a wonderful time to view elk and all the other animals in the Park Read more
To learn more about elk, attend one of our evening ElK Echos programs.

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Stay in one of our beautiful campgrounds. Read more.

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Day Hiking

Lace up your boots and explore more than 500 miles of trails. Read more.

Seasonal Ranger Marilyn Irwin leads program at Sheep Lakes credit NPS photo by Lon Carr

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Ranger Led Programs

Join us for a fun and educational program. Read more.

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Become a Junior Ranger
Earn a badge! Junior Rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park have fun while discovering the natural world.
To learn more, click here

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Unpack your basket in our picnic areas throughout the park. Read more.

Backpacker credit NPS photo by John Marino

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Backcountry Camping and Hiking

Stay in one of 500 backcountry campsites. Read more.

Fishing Mills Lake credit NPS photo by John Marino

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Fish one of the many lake or rivers in Rocky. Read more.

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A special place for a special day. Read more.

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Horseback Riding

Bring your own stock or take a guided ride. Read more.

Did You Know?

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You can comment on current park management issues by going to the National Park Service planning website. More...