Rocky Mountain National Park changes entrance fee to address infrastructure needs, improve visitor experience
Rocky Mountain N.P.

Rocky Mountain National Park changes entrance fee to address infrastructure needs, improve visitor experience

ESTES PARK The National Park Service announced today that Rocky Mountain National Park will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs that enhance the visitor experience. Effective June 1, all of the park’s passes will increase.  Rocky Mountain National Park is unique in that it offers a Day Pass.  … Continue reading

Public input requested on future of Cascade Cottages in Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain N.P.

Public input requested on future of Cascade Cottages in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK Rocky Mountain National Park is considering options for the future use of the 42-acre Cascade Cottages property acquired in March of 2017. For many decades Kansas school-teachers L.V. and Hazel Davis operated a privately-owned lodging business that was open seasonally from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Honoring the wishes of the family patriarch, … Continue reading

Work begins On Alluvial Fan Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park
Culture / Hiking/Backcountry

Work begins On Alluvial Fan Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK Construction is beginning on a new accessible pedestrian trail in the Alluvial Fan area between the existing east and west parking lots with a new bridge across the Roaring River. The construction is expected to last through next fall. While construction is taking place, there will be closures in the sections where the … Continue reading

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

Arts / Rocky Mountain N.P.

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