Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

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Outdoor Field Seminars

LEARN. EXPLORE. ADVENTURE. Rocky Mountain Field Seminars, in Rocky Mountain National Park, is the oldest national park field seminar program in the United States. Courses are offered for adults, youth, and families in ecology, photography, natural and cultural history, hiking 101, leave no trace principles, art, and field journaling. Custom courses can be designed for any group including corporate retreats, Master Gardeners, and family reunions. Continuing education credit for teachers is available for all courses and many multi-day courses are eligible for graduate and undergraduate credit through Colorado State University.

Rocky Mountain Field Seminars is a program of Rocky Mountain Nature Association. For additional information, including a schedule, course descriptions, instructor biographies, and applicable fees, go to To register for a course or design a course for your group, contact Rocky Mountain Field Seminars by calling (970) 586-3262, emailing [email protected], or writing 1895 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517.

Rocky Mountain Nature Association

RMNA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to support the educational and visitor service activities of the National Park Service, and to operate sales outlets within Rocky Mountain National Park, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, several U.S. Forest Service visitor centers and state park locations. RMNA publishes and sells books, maps and other items to help visitors understand park features and values. 

RMNA further supports the National Park Service's interpretive mission by providing opportunities to learn, explore, and adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park through Rocky Mountain Field Seminars. A wide selection of courses for adults, youth, families, and groups are available. Continuing education credit is available for teachers and college level credit is available for many multi-day courses through Colorado State University.

RMNA provides leadership in philanthropic efforts to fund projects in Rocky Mountain National Park and other public lands in the Rocky Mountain region. Since 1931, RMNA has raised more than $12 million for land protection, construction of visitor use facilities including visitor centers, amphitheaters, museums, and restrooms, historic building restoration, and trail construction.

RMNA supports all of its programs through income from sales of educational materials, memberships, and tax-deductible contributions from the public. For additional information or to contact Rocky Mountain Nature Association, visit or call (970) 586-0108 or write to RMNA c/o Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO 80517.