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.

RMNP Timed Entry Reservations Infographic
Timed Entry Permit Reservations

Learn About Timed Entry Permit Reservations

Winter snowshoeing in RMNP
Plan Your May Trip to Rocky

Planning to visit Rocky Mountain National Park anytime in May? Be prepared for winter conditions.

Visitors walking near AVC with green tundra ridges extending miles into the background
Plan Ahead for Summer

Planning to visit Rocky anytime from June through October? Learn about what the park is like during the busy summer season

Park Entrance Fees and Passes
Park Entrance Fees and Passes

Discover what different park entrance fee and pass options are available

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.

Snow is seen along the Tundra along Trail Ridge Road
Know Before You Go - Park Roads

Learn about park roads

The Hiker Shuttle is picking up passengers
Shuttles and Public Transit

The Hiker Shuttle is picking up passengers

RVs and tents are set up in a campground in RMNP
Interested in Camping this May?

Learn more about camping in Rocky

Three tents are set up in a designated wilderness campsite
Overnight Backpacking Wilderness Permits

Learn all about overnight backpacking camping permits

A group of visitors are snowshoeing on a snowpacked trail
Recreate Responsibly - Think Safety

Think about your safety when recreating in Rocky Mountain National Park

A person is sitting at a lake
Recreate Responsibly - Leave No Trace

Help protect Rocky - Learn About How to Leave No Trace

Two people are hiking in the snow using traction devices
Learn About Trail Conditions

Learn About Trail Conditions

A view of Smoke from the Cameron Peak Fire in 2020
Fire Information and Conditions

Fire Information and Conditions

A large crowd of visitors are clustered together at the Bear Lake Trailhead on a typical summer say
Long-Range Visitor Day Use Access

Learn more about ideas and strategies for RMNP's long-range visitor day use access planning

A car has pulled up to the Fall River Entrance to Rocky. There are three traffic lanes and booths.
Fall River Construction Project

The Fall River Entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is going to be under construction

Three RV-campsites with picnic tables are seen in a grassy area
Moraine Park Campground Project

Learn about the upcoming Moraine Park Campground and Headquarters East Utility Rehabilitation Project

Last updated: May 23, 2023

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Contact Info

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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