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

    Rocky Mountain

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Support Your Park

How to Volunteer How to Donate

There are many ways to support Rocky Mountain National Park and the National Park Service.

Become a Volunteer

You can make an important contribution to Rocky Mountain National Park and our community by volunteering. With 1700 volunteers contributing over 105,000 hours, Rocky Mountain has one of the most diverse and active volunteer programs in the National Park Service. Volunteers support all aspects of park operations including visitor services, trails, wildlife education, resource stewardship and maintenance.

To learn more about how to volunteer at Rocky Mountain National Park, click here.

How to Donate-Rocky Mountain Nature Association
The Rocky Mountain Nature Association, the park's cooperating association raises money for significant long-term improvement projects within Rocky Mountain National Park including land acquisition, capital construction, restoration and preservation of historic structures, development of educational exhibits, construction of trails and development of wheelchair accessible pathways.

For more information about how to support Rocky Mountain National Park financially, click here.


Please Protect Rocky's Precious Park and Wilderness Resources
Park trails lead into wilderness and park roads to special places. They are places where wild plants and animals live out their daily lives and where natural processes prevail; They are also areas for people to be spiritually refreshed and physically challenged. They are areas to enjoy. From our visits we gain rich experiences and memories, but in return we must remember to give these areas another day of unspoiled wildness.

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  • Plan ahead and prepare.
  • Be considerate of other visitors.
  • Travel and camp on durable surfaces.
  • Respect wildlife.
  • Dispose of waste properly.
  • Minimize campfire Impacts.
  • Leave what you find


Did You Know?

a photo of a Rocky Mountain Parnassian butterfly

This Rocky Mountain Parnassian butterfly is a strong flier, even on the windy alpine tundra at 12,000 feet. More...