In September 2013, Rocky Mountain National Park experienced historic flooding that damaged bridges, roads, and trails, mostly on the east side of the park. Many repairs have been made, but damage still remains in some areas.
Flood Impacts and Closures
The following list is NOT inclusive of all flood impacts in the park. If in these areas, please be aware of warning signs and potential hazards. Bridge Out hazards include cold, fast moving water, slippery rocks and logs, risk of injury or drowning.
Alluvial Fan Area
Bear Lake Area
Fall River Area
Lumpy Ridge Area
Twin Sisters Area
Wild Basin Area
Trail Closures For Stock Use
Some trails which are normally open to stock use are currently closed due to flood damage. Learn more.
Wilderness Camping Impacts
Permits are required for wilderness camping. For updated infomation about accessing wilderness sites, call the Wilderness Office at 970 586-1242.
Future Reroutes and Repairs
Rocky Mountain National Park is considering reroutes and repairs to several trails that were heavily damaged or lost during the September 2013 flood. Learn more.
Last updated: November 28, 2016