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 the glistening lakes in the subalpine zone and to the mountain peaks located in the alpine zone, there is something for everyone to discover. Along the way explore over 300 miles of hiking trails and incredible wildlife viewing.

Longs Peak covered in snow with snow covered trees in the foreground and a blue sky above

Plan Your Visit

Planning a trip to the park? Learn more about how to plan a successful visit to Rocky Mountain National Park

Two mule deer bucks are laying down in a golden brown grassy meadow

Current Conditions

What are the conditions like in Rocky Mountain National Park?

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Tips for Planning a Safe Visit

Planning your next trip? Here are some tips to help you recreate responsibly

Lightning seen above the mountains

Weather

Weather in Rocky Mountain National Park can change rapidly! Learn what to expect in each season and how to best prepare for your visit.

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

Camping

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

Three people seen with overnight backpacks on their backs on a hiking trail

Overnight Backpacking Wilderness Permits

Learn all about overnight backpacking camping permits

Last updated: December 2, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park , CO 80517

Phone:

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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