Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Overview / Map of Rocky Mountain

10 Essentials

1. Map 2. Compass 3. Flashlight 4. Sunglasses and Sunscreen 5. Extra Food and Water 6. Rain Gear and Extra Clothing 7. Waterproof Matches 8. Candle (or other Fire-Starter) 9. Pocket Knife 10. First-Aid ...

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Welcome to Rocky Mountain National Park

Welcome to Rocky Mountain National Park! "This is a beautiful world, and all who go out under the open sky will feel the gentle, kindly influence of nature and hear her good tidings," wrote Enos Mills, a dedicated naturalist whose vision and determination helped to save this spectacular land.  This "park ...

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In A Nutshell

Park Entrances You can enter Rocky Mountain National Park from the west via U.S. 34 from Grand Lake (the largest glacial lake in the state), or from the east via either U.S. 34 or U.S. 36 from Estes Park, one of the most accessible mountain communities. Park Newspaper The park newspaper, High ...

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Trail Ridge Road

Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuous paved road in the continental United States, is celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year. This awe-inspiring road needs work that is long overdue and will occur this spring and summer. This project will focus on critical repairs such as resurfacing the road from ...

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