Welcome to 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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Plan Your Summer Trips

Explore different things to see and do inside Rocky Mountain National Park this summer!

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Timed Entry Reservations

Timed Entry Reservations are required to enter Rocky during certain hours of the day. Click here for details.

Driving on Trail Ridge Road
Learn About Park Roads

Enjoy a scenic drive in Rocky Mountain National Park

Learn about shuttle and public transit
Shuttles and Public Transit

Learn about the Hiker Shuttle, Rocky's In-Park Shuttle Routes, and Public Transit

Hikers are walking across snow on a trail in June 2024
Going Hiking? Conditions Can Vary

Trail conditions can vary based on where you are in the park. Check the latest Trail Conditions Report here.

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Safety & Wellness

Get ready for your next Rocky Mountain adventure. Learn about making a Trip Plan, Pack the Ten Essentials, and make an Emergency Plan

RVs and tents are set up in a campground in RMNP

Rocky's campgrounds are open for the summer camping season. Click here to learn more.

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

Thinking about going backpacking? Learn all about planning for a wilderness overnight backpacking trip.

The Fall River Entrance to RMNP is under construction. Orange cones line the lane to the kiosk.
Construction at Fall River Entrance

The Fall River Construction Project is underway. Learn more about this critical project

New, completed boardwalk on Sprague Lake Trail
Sprague Lake Boardwalk Project

Learn about the Sprague Lake Boardwalk Replacement Project

Vehicles are driving on Old Fall River Road in summer
Long-Range Visitor Day Use Access

Learn about Rocky's Long-Range Visitor Day Use Access Plan

Concrete is being pored and smoothed for a new walkway
Moraine Park & Headquarters Utilities

Moraine Park Campground & Headquarters Utility Project is underway! Click here to learn more!

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Check Out Rocky's Webcams

Did you know Rocky has several webcams? Check them out here!

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

Fire Information and Conditions

Last updated: July 10, 2024

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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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