Old Fall River Road gabions
Old Fall River Road gabions


The National Park Service recognizes that managers must prepare for new and changing environments. This includes planning for different natural resource conditions and providing for modern visitor needs. Special places like Rocky are managed in a way that allows them to be enjoyed for generations to come.

Learn about the National Park Service Call to Action for a new century of stewardship and engagement in our public lands.
Elk graze in Moraine Park

Management Plans

The park uses an adaptive management framework. This includes consistent resource monitoring to determine what actions need to be improved.

Ranger overlooks the alpine tundra

Our Staff & Offices

Rocky employees serve a variety of roles in a unique office environment.

A line of cars at a park entrance station

Laws & Policies

National parks are the crown jewels of protected areas in the nation. Laws & policies help conserve resources and protect visitors.

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Park Statistics

Just the facts. The park offers a variety of resources that provide information about the park.

Winter pile burning

Fire Management

Managing fire in natural ecosystems prepares us for the uncertainty inevitable in a world shaped by human activity.

Elk tangled up in willow

Elk and Vegetation Management

Natural variability among plant and animal relationships can improve ecosystem resilience.

Last updated: December 1, 2015

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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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