Cow Elk with Calf

a photo of cow elk with calf
A cow elk (Cervus elaphus) nurses her calf in Rocky Mountain National Park. Baby mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), moose (Alces alces), and bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) also can be seen in the park.

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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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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