Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

History & Culture in Rocky Mountain

History of Rocky Mountain Park

Early Inhabitants During the Ice Age, massive glaciers ground the landscape, shaping the meadows and peaks, and making the present-day park area an inhospitable land. It was not until some 11,000 years ago that humans began venturing into its valleys and mountains. Native Peoples We know that even though the area was ...

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Continental Divide Trail

The construction of the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) is one of the most significant conservation initiatives ever undertaken. Designated by Congress in 1978, a focused effort to complete the trail by 2008 is underway. The course will run 3,100 miles from Mexico to Canada, following the landmark divide through ...

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