Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Just For Kids in Rocky Mountain

Watermelon Snow

It may be fun to throw snowballs in August along the Trail Ridge Road, but don't eat the "pink" snow. The color is caused by thriving communities of algae. The snow may look and even taste like watermelon, but it is actually a concentration of radioactive chemicals and has ...

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Just For Kids

The park has a "Rocky's Junior Ranger Program" geared toward children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Emphasis is placed on park preservation, flora and fauna facts, and environmental education. When kids complete the Junior Ranger program, they earn a badge. Check at a visitor center for information. "Kid's Adventure" is ...

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