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.

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Timed Entry Permits Required 5/27-10/10

Get ready to visit Rocky Mountain National Park this summer

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Plan Your Summer Trip to Rocky

A visitor is sitting on a rock in summer and looking at the sky

The Hiker Shuttle is picking up passengers

Shuttles and Public Transit

The Hiker Shuttle is picking up passengers

A crowd of people at Forest Canyon Overlook

Tips for Navigating Crowds

Rocky is busy during the spring and summer. Learn how to prepare for your visit.

Park Entrance Fees and Passes

Park Entrance Fees and Passes

Discover what different park entrance fee and pass options are available

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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

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 tents are set up in a designated wilderness campsite

Overnight Backpacking Wilderness Permits

Learn all about overnight backpacking camping permits

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

A cow elk is with her newborn calf in a meadow

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

Last updated: June 1, 2022

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Contact Info

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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