Advance purchase of National Park pass available
Rocky Mountain N.P.

Advance purchase of National Park pass available

ESTES PARK Rocky Mountain National Park visitors can now purchase a one day entrance pass or weekly entrance pass online.  Visit go.nps.gov/rockyfees and follow the prompts.   Your email confirmation will serve as your pass.  Print out your email receipt, or show park staff at the entrance station your email confirmation on your mobile device.  Take … Continue reading

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Trident Winds Woodwind Trio to perform at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center

ESTES PARK Rocky Mountain National Park welcomes Trident Winds Woodwind Trio from the Navy Band Northwest for a special Memorial Day Weekend evening program at 7 p.m., May 27, at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. Navy Band Northwest’s Woodwind Trio, “Trident Winds,” performs for official military ceremonies and receptions, as well as public concerts and … Continue reading

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

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

Rocky Mountain Conservancy welcomes new executive director
Rocky Mountain N.P.

Rocky Mountain Conservancy welcomes new executive director

ESTES PARK The Rocky Mountain Conservancy’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Esther “Estee” Rivera Murdock as its new Executive Director. She replaces Charles “Charley” Money who is retiring. Estee Rivera Murdock comes to the Conservancy from Washington, DC after working for the National Park Service (NPS) for over eight years. … Continue reading

Coyotes subject of March 25 Rocky Mountain Conservancy class
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Coyotes subject of March 25 Rocky Mountain Conservancy class

ESTES PARK Did you know that the Coyote is our country’s second largest canine? Often misunderstood, the coyote has profound impact on our everyday lives. Join the Rocky Mountain Conservancy on March 25th for the Coyotes: The Song Dogs of the West class, taught by Jared Gricoskie, to learn about those impacts and why the … Continue reading