Feel Like You’re On Top of the World!

Rocky Mountain National Park’s 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road – which crests at over 12,000 feet including many overlooks to experience the subalpine and alpine worlds – along with over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, starry nights, and fun times. In a world of superlatives, Rocky is on top!

Visitors walking near AVC with green tundra ridges extending miles into the background

Plan Ahead for Summer

Yes, it's winter, but: it's never too late to start planning for summer, Rocky's busiest season.

A group of snowshoes ascends a snowy slope

Winter Activities and Snow Levels

It's winter, but that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy Rocky! Check snow levels and avalanche forecasts and learn about winter activities.

A ranger greets a visitor at a park entrance booth

Current Conditions

Conditions in the mountains can change quickly! Know what to expect and be prepared.

A historic photo of an old car on a snow-covered road lined by conifers

Road Conditions

What roads are open? Are they safe to drive? Click here for road reports and information.

Storm clouds brew above Rocky's tundra


Rocky's weather is extreme! Learn what to expect in each season and how to prepare for your visit.

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Take the Rocky Pledge

To protect Rocky for this and future generations, we need your help. Support your park—Pledge to Protect.

Last updated: March 20, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


(970) 586-1206
Through winter, the Information Office is open 8:00 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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