Endangered and Threatened Animal Species

This table is a list of species specific to Rocky Mountain National Park federally listed as endangered, threatened, or candidates for listing by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under the provisions of the Endangered Species Act.

The species that are included in the table must meet one of the following criteria:

  • The species is known to occur within the park.
  • The species does not occur within the park, but suitable habitat is available, the habitat is within the known elevation range for the species, and the species is known to exist in counties that the park occupies.

In compliance with the Endangered Species Act, all management actions within the park are evaluated to determine if they will have any effect on endangered, threatened or candidate species on this list.

Species Status
Canada lynx Threatened
Greenback cutthroat trout Threatened
Mexican Spotted Owl Threatened
North American wolverine Proposed threatened
Arapahoe snowfly Candidate for listing

For more detailed information, visit the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species program homepage.

Last updated: September 13, 2017

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