a photo of a grebe
The red-necked grebe (Podiceps grisegena) is an occasional visitor to Rocky Mountain National Park. If it mistakes an icy road for open water and lands while migrating, it cannot resume flight without human help.

Photo courtesy of US Fish & Wildlife Service.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


(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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