Animals

Bighorn Sheep Rams

Bighorn Sheep Rams

Bighorn Sheep Rams

A bull elk stands among a harem of cows in a fall-colored field of grass.

Mammals

Get to know other fellow mammals that also enjoy traversing these mountains.

Bluebird with a blueberry

Birds

Some are unique to Rocky's mountainous habitats while others migrate to warmer climates in the winter.

Brook Trout

Fish

Groups of native and non-native fish swim around each other in Rocky's water bodies.

Tiger Salamander

Amphibians & Reptiles

Despite frigid temperatures these cold blooded animals make Rocky home.

Swallowtail Butterfly

Butterflies

Yes, Rocky has a section just for butterflies. Over 140 species flutter around these high elevations.

A bee on a flower.

Insects, Spiders, & Centipedes

A bee and a fly on a flower.

Bald eagle in a tree.

Threatened & Endangered Species

Rocky is a safe haven for various species trying to survive in our modern world.

Last updated: February 10, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Phone:

(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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