Rocky Mountain National Park publishes several brochures and periodicals. Be sure to have a PDF reader installed (like Adobe Reader) and unblock pop-ups (brochures will open in a separate window).
Trip Planning Information
Official Park Brochure (PDF 15.5M)
Official Park Newspaper
Periódico Oficial del Parque
Large-Print Park Brochure
Map of Rocky Mountain National Park (PDF 11M)
Trail Ridge Road Alternate Routes (PDF 199 kb)
Access Rocky 2014 (PDF 413 kb)
International Visitors (PDF 517 kb)
Hiking and Climbing
Alpine Trail Guide (PDF 906 kb)
Bear Lake Summer Trail Guide (PDF 2.9 MB)
Bear Lake Winter Trail Guide (PDF 3.4 MB)
East Side Winter Trails (PDF 367 kb)
Fall River Area Trail Guide (PDF 8.2 MB)
Kawuneeche Valley Hiking Trails (PDF 3.2 MB)
Longs Peak Area Trail Guide (PDF 785 kb)
Longs Peak Keyhole Route Guide (PDF 2.1 MB)
Ski Touring & Snowshoe Trails in the Kawuneeche Valley (PDF 672 kb)
Wild Basin Summer Trail Guide (PDF 2.8 MB)
Wild Basin Winter Trail Guide (PDF 757 kb)
Winter Activities (PDF 194 kb)
Other Recreational Opportunities
Bicycling (8 1/2 X 14-PDF 612 kb) offers beautiful scenery, a challenging experience, significant elevation gain and winding mountain roads. There is also heavy traffic and changeable weather, so be prepared and use extreme caution.
Fishing Information and Regulations (8 1/2 x 14-PDF 357 kb)
Horses & Pack Animals 2014 (8 1/2 x 14-PDF 297 kb) Information about riding and camping with your horses, mules, ponies, llamas, and burros in Rocky Mountain National Park, including temporary closures due to the 2013 Flood. For information about the two stables located within the park and making reservations for organized rides, click here.
Technical Climbing and Bivouac Permits (8 1/2 x 11-PDF 309 kb)
Bears and You! (8 1/2 x 14-PDF 735 kb)
Bus Tours (8 1/2 x 14-PDF 273 kb)
Lightning (8 1/2 x 11 -PDF 252 kb) How to deal with thunderstorm and lightning conditions in the high country.
Ticks (8 1/2 x 11-PDF 280 kb)
Vapor Lock ( 8 1/2 x 11-PDF 396 kb)
Archaeology (8 1/2 x 11-PDF 360 kb)
This structure designed by Tom Casey of Taliesin (Frank Lloyd Wright's firm) is a National Historic Landmark.
Alpine Tundra (8 1/2 x 14-PDF 879 kb)
Aspen Beauty (8 1/2 x 11-PDF 460 kb)
Fish, Amphibians & Reptiles Checklist (8 1/2 x 11 -PDF 238 kb) What fish are native or introduced in Rocky Mountain National Park and what amphibians and reptiles can be found here.
Flood! (8 1/2 x 11-PDF 927 kb)
Geology (8 1/2 x 14 -PDF 357 kb)
Mountain Pine Beetles (8 1/2 x 14-PDF 1.3 mb)
Night Sky (8 1/2 x 11-PDF 231 kb)
Watching Wildlife (8 1/2 x 11-PDF 658 kb)
Weather and Climate (8 1/2 x 11-PDF 547 kb)
Support Your Park
Volunteer (8 1/2 x 14-PDF 475 kb)
Last updated: April 12, 2018