Experience a Land of Extremes!

Rocky Mountain National Park's 415 square miles (265,807 acres) encompasses a spectacular range of mountain environments. From meadows found in the montane life zone to glistening alpine lakes and up to the towering mountain peaks, there is something for everyone to discover. Along the way explore over 300 miles of hiking trails and incredible wildlife viewing.

Infographic showing a QR code and details on the Timed Entry Permit Reservation System

Timed Entry Permits Required 5/27-10/10

Get ready to visit Rocky Mountain National Park this summer

A vehicle is seen at the Fall River Entrance to RMNP

Park Entrance Fees and Passes

Learn about Park Entrance Fees and Passes

The Hiker Shuttle is picking up passengers

Shuttles and Public Transit

The Hiker Shuttle is picking up passengers

Aspen trees are changing color from green to golden yellow and red

Plan Your Fall Trip to Rocky

Watch the hills come alive with color during the Fall season in RMNP

A cow elk is with her newborn calf in a meadow

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

A group of Junior Rangers are being sworn in at Hidden Valley

Things to do with Kids - Junior Rangers

A group of Junior Rangers are being sworn in at Hidden Valley - Rocky's Junior Ranger Headquarters

Three RV-campsites with picnic tables are seen in a grassy area


Interested in camping? Learn about Rocky Mountain National Park's Campgrounds and how to make reservations

Three tents are set up in a designated wilderness campsite

Overnight Backpacking Wilderness Permits

Learn all about overnight backpacking camping permits

Visitor walking on a hiking trail

Recreate Responsibly - Think Safety

Be safety Aware when Recreating in Rocky.

A view of Smoke from the Cameron Peak Fire in 2020

Fire Information and Conditions

Fire Information and Conditions

Weather changes quickly - a view of storm clouds rolling in over the mountains

What's the Weather Like?

Weather and temperatures can vary greatly in Rocky Mountain National Park. Take the time to know the upcoming forecast for the park.

View of climbing Long Peak via the Keyhole Route

Learn about Climbing Longs Peak

View of climbing the Keyhole Route to the summit of Longs Peak

Explore the Tundra on a Scenic Drive over Trail Ridge Road

Take a Scenic Drive

Take a scenic drive on Trail Ridge Road or Old Fall River Road

Last updated: September 14, 2022

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park , CO 80517


970 586-1206
The Information Office is open year-round: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily in summer; 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mondays - Fridays and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturdays - Sundays in winter. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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