• 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 »

Wind-whipped Snow

a photo of wind-whipped snow
Oblique winter light and wind-whipped snow in Rocky Mountain National Park provide interesting photo opportunities.
Photos courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Did You Know?

male Western Tanager with red head and yellow body

The male Western Tanager, with red head and yellow body, stands out brightly in the dark conifer forest.