Snowshoe Hare Coloration

a photo of a snowshoe hare in summer
In the summer months, the snowshoe hare is dark brown with a small black-tipped tail.

NPS Photo

a photo of a snowshoe hare in winter
In the winter, its fur turns white.

NPS Photo

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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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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