Painted Lady Butterfly

a photo of a painted lady butterfly on a waxflower
The painted lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui) gets nectar from the waxflower (Jamesia americana) and pollinates it in the process.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Phone:

(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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