Winter Tundra

a photo of Alpine Visitor Center in winter
Alpine Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park and the tundra around it are under several feet of snow for most of the winter. In contrast, intense winds may sweep other parts of the tundra free of snow, providing areas where pikas can search for food.

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
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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