NPS Photo / Jim Ecklund
The delicate balance of life in the park will be continually shaped by the climate.
Concentrations of invisible pollutants in the air can reach a tipping point and affect park resources.
Consistently monitoring water bodies throughout the park is necessary to preserve this vital resource.
The story of Rocky's foundation is still being written as time passes.
Rocky is a hiker's paradise! Learn more about our more than 300 miles of trails.
Opportunities for star gazing and quiet solitude compete with Rocky's proximity to Colorado's Front Range.
Natural diseases are part of the built-in maintenance of Rocky's natural ecosystems.
Don't be fooled. Cunning plants can upset vegetation processes in the native landscape.
Extraordinary events can make drastic landscape changes overnight.
Our presence in these environments can also affect natural processes.
Last updated: February 25, 2018
1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO
Through winter, the Information Office is open 8:00 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri.
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