A variety of pink, purple, yellow and white wildflowers are growing in a meadow with mountains in the distance
Wildflowers growing in a meadow



A Wide Variety of Flora Live Inside Rocky Mountian National Park!

Rocky Mountain National Park is home to approximately 1,100 species of vascular plants including 900 species of wildflowers! To learn more about the many different plants found in the montane, subalpine, and alpine ecosystems, explore the links below.
A close up view of Old Man of the Mountian

During spring and summer, meadows and the alpine tundra are full of color from the park's wide range of blooming wildflowers

Limber Pine
Trees & Shrubs

Learn about the many species of trees and shrubs that grow throughout Rocky


NPS photo Algae Microscopic colors and patterns abound anywhere where water is found.

Invasive Exotic Plants
Invasive Exotic Plants

Don't be fooled. Cunning plants can upset vegetation processes in the native landscape.


Ancient pioneers of the plant world interact with living and non-living organisms.

Mosses & Liverworts
Mosses & Liverworts

Thank bryophytes for lime green cushioning on top of Rocky ground.

Last updated: July 10, 2024

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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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