• 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 »

Vintage Camping

a photo of a vintage camper
This is a vintage "camper" as photographed in Rocky Mountain National Park, year unknown.
Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.
 
a photo of vintage "car camping"
Apparently car camping was popular in the 1920s and provided most of the comforts of home as this early photo illustrates.
Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Did You Know?

a photo of Elizabeth Burnell, the nation's first female nature guide

Rocky Mountain National Park licensed the nation’s first female nature guides in 1917. Sisters Ester and Elizabeth Burnell learned the naturalist trade from advocate and author Enos Mills.