Chickaree in a Ponderosa Pine Tree

a photo of a chickaree in a pine tree
A chickaree (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus ) in a ponderosa pine in Rocky Mountain National Park .

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park

 
a photo of a gnawed pine cone
A ponderosa pine cone after being gnawed by a squirrel to reach the seeds.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

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(970) 586-1206
Through winter, the Information Office is open 8:00 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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