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.

Park Entrance Fees and Passes

Park Entrance Fees and Passes

Discover what different park entrance fee and pass options are available

Mountains along the Continental Divide are covered in snow, the valleys and trees are also snowy

Plan Your Winter Trip to Rocky

A view of mountains along the Continental Divide in winter

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

A cow elk is with her newborn calf in a meadow

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

Snow is seen along the Tundra along Trail Ridge Road

Know Before You Go - Park Roads

Learn about park roads

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.

Visitor Preparing to Hike Deer Mountain

Recreate Responsibly - Think Safety

Take time to think about safety when recreating in Rocky Mountain National Park

A view of Smoke from the Cameron Peak Fire in 2020

Fire Information and Conditions

Fire Information and Conditions

Interested in Winter Camping?

Interested in Winter Camping?

What do I need to know for camping this winter?

Three tents are set up in a designated wilderness campsite

Overnight Backpacking Wilderness Permits

Learn all about overnight backpacking camping permits

Two people are hiking in the snow using traction devices

Learn About Trail Conditions

Learn About Trail Conditions

A person is sitting at a lake

Recreate Responsibly - Leave No Trace

Help protect Rocky - Learn About How to Leave No Trace

Bighorn Sheep in Winter

Take the Rocky Pledge!

Take the Rocky Pledge and help protect the park and its resources

Crowd of people on sidewalk with green trees in background.

Get Involved!

Get involved with Long-Range Day Use Visitor Access Planning

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: November 22, 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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