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Volunteer Sphere
Volunteers do so much to help protect our park and can be seen in the field serving in many different ways. Follow along as we explore the many different ways and areas that volunteers help out in Rocky Mountain National Park.

 
A small forb nestled in the grass.

Wild Things
Follow a resources stewardship crew as they monitor and restore the park's iconic and lesser-known wild things: surveying vegetation, monitoring raptors, removing exotic plants, and responding to wildlife needs.

 
Photo ranger standing in front of park sign at west side entrance.

West Side Stories
West Side Stories focuses on Rocky Mountain National Park's west side. In this blog you will find entries from the staff, with a goal of presenting you with a well-rounded understanding of our area.

 
Photo Park Ranger Chelsea

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Ranger Thoughts
I am so excited to be here at Rocky Mountain National Park for my inaugural season as a permanent park ranger! Follow my postings, every adventure is a new one.

 
Photo Renelle, blog author, and link to Renelle's Rocky page.
Renelle's Rocky
Rangers often do have exciting jobs but they don't seem to show the same enthusiasm when challenged with a difficult computer glitch. Part of my job is to offer technical assistance so they can head back outdoors as quickly as possible. Sound boring? Actually, it's fun and interesting. I'll be passing some of these glimpses on to you, along with any other stories I deem worthy as I live and work here.
 
Photo alpine tundra and link to Terry's Tidbits page.
Terry's Tidbits
The original Weekly Tidbits were created by Terry, a former Resource Management Supervisor (now retired) at Rocky and members of her staff. This blog will provide a new home for these delightful short articles.
 
Photo Environmental Education Intern and link to Environmental Eduation blog page

From the Environmental Education Interns
The Environmental Education staff at Rocky inspires thousands of children, and their teachers, every year. They are tasked with a tremendous responsibility--to help create the next generation of stewards of our environment and our national parks.

To assist with this undertaking the park employs several Environmental Education Interns each year. Catch a glimpse of their world and experiences.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Phone:

(970) 586-1206
Have questions? We've got answers! Call 8am–4:30pm Mountain Time to speak with park staff (recorded information after hours). For Trail Ridge Road status, call (970) 586-1222.

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