a photo of a group searchers
Rangers usually wear yellow or orange clothing when involved in a search so they can be easily identified in the field and from the air. They plan a detailed strategy on how to best locate the lost person starting with identifying the last place the person was seen.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


(970) 586-1206
Through winter, the Information Office is open 8:00 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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