Rocky Mountain National Park to complete repairs to Aspen Brook and Twin Sisters trails
Hiking/Backcountry / Rocky Mountain N.P.

Rocky Mountain National Park to complete repairs to Aspen Brook and Twin Sisters trails

ESTES PARK The Director of the Intermountain Region, National Park Service (NPS), recently signed a decision document that will enable Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) to conduct reroutes and repairs to the Aspen Brook and Twin Sisters trails that were damaged in the September 2013 flood. Following the September 2013 flood, park staff prepared an Environmental … Continue reading

‘Night Creatures & Evening Adaptations’ class offered
Hiking/Backcountry / Rocky Mountain N.P.

‘Night Creatures & Evening Adaptations’ class offered

ESTES PARK The late night affairs of wildlife are often a mystery. While most people spend their evenings inside, away from the unfamiliar nighttime forest, there are animals, insects and even plants busy working after dark. For those interested in experiencing wildlife after hours, check out the Rocky Mountain Conservancy’s “Night Creatures & Evening Adaptations” … Continue reading

Spring stewardship day planned in forest near Nederland
Hiking/Backcountry

Spring stewardship day planned in forest near Nederland

BOULDER The U.S. Forest Service’s Boulder Ranger District will hold a spring Stewardship Day near Nederland on May 13. Last year more than 20 individuals participated in the stewardship day, working to obliterate fire rings, rehabilitate campsites, and build fence to keep campsites confined. This year the Boulder Ranger District is planning to continue these efforts … Continue reading

Carousel hosts ‘joyous’ Memorial Day ceremony
Culture

Carousel hosts ‘joyous’ Memorial Day ceremony

By Jennifer Pund NEDERLAND Memorial Day is celebrated across the country to honor members of the Armed Services that gave their lived fighting in our country’s wars. It’s usually a formal, somber affair. The memorial event at Carousel Of Happiness is different; it’s “Ned-style.” The beloved attraction’s creator and staff welcome everyone to pay their … Continue reading

Rocky Mountain Conservancy offers educational adventures throughout 2017
Hiking/Backcountry / Rocky Mountain N.P.

Rocky Mountain Conservancy offers educational adventures throughout 2017

By Dominic Rickicki The seasons are changing and the insatiable itch of cabin fever is ever present here in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). Spring storms are coming and going, wildlife have become more active, and even a few flowers have begun to bloom. As spring runs its course the Rocky Mountain Conservancy (RMC) Field … Continue reading