Teacher Workshops

teacher workshop life in the cold rocky mountain national park
Local teachers learn winter ecology during a Life in the Cold workshop at Rocky Mountain National Park.

Courtesy of NPS


Rocky Mountain National Park offers a variety of education workshops each year. These interdisciplinary workshops combine instruction, activities, field sessions, curriculum review, and field trip planning. We also design custom professional development workshops for school staff at your site or ours to meet your needs. Academic credit is often available for workshops.

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If you have questions or would like to arrange a professional development workshop for your school, please contact the Education and Outreach office at (970) 586-1338.


Life in the Cold: Winter Ecology Workshop
February 21-23, 2020
This winter workshop explores the characteristics of winter and the strategies that plants and animals use to survive the challenges of winter in the Rocky Mountains. Participants explore the winter world by snowshoe as they learn about the science of snow and try out lessons for the classroom and the field.

Registration information can be found here. Please contact Katie Phillips at 970-586-1338 or at katie_phillips@nps.gov with any questions or concerns.

Last updated: November 20, 2019

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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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