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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

As the Western Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand County boasts towering peaks, unforgettable wildlife encounters, and the unspoiled beauty and serenity of the park. Just another reason why out here, the altitude isn’t what takes your breath away.

Visitor Info

The quintessential beauty of the Colorado Rocky Mountains is showcased in 416 square miles, including 265,769 acres of Rocky Mountain National Park wilderness. Unrivaled, breathtaking sites can be found throughout the national park.

Camping

Camping in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park has established five drive-in campgrounds with 585 campsites, and there are about 200 additional backcountry campsites available to visitors.

Camp in Rocky Mountain National Park
Hiking

Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park

Whether your group wants to summit a mountain or get up close and personal with waterfalls, Rocky Mountain National Park boasts some of the best hiking in the Rockies. With about 535 miles of maintained trails and 35 trailheads, you'll have to come back again and again to conquer every trail.

Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park
Visitor Centers

Visitors Centers

With visitor centers throughout the park, it's easy to take advantage of all that Rocky Mountain National Park has to offer. Watch park films, learn about wildlife, buy gifts, pick up maps, use the facilities, and more.

Visitor Centers in Rocky Mountain National Park
Maps

Maps of the Park

With so much raw wilderness, visitors should always make sure that they know their way around. Check out some of the maps below to orient yourself before embarking on your next Rocky Mountain National Park adventure.

Navigate the Park
Sightseeing & Wildlife Viewing

Sightseeing & Wildlife Viewing

From wildlife viewing to scenic drives and everything in between, visitors will never run out of things to see and experience.

Sightsee in Rocky Mountain National Park
Biking in Rocky Mountain National Park

Biking in Rocky Mountain National Park

With elevations ranging from 8,000 feet to 12,183 feet, Rocky Mountain National Park has biking trails for all levels.

Bike in Rocky Mountain National Park

Itineraries

No matter the length of your trip to our side of Rocky Mountain National Park, we have some adventurous favorites to keep you busy. And once you're here, you'll see that the altitude isn't what takes your breath away.

1 Day Itinerary

1 Day Itinerary

From sweeping mountainous views to intricate flora that you have to look closely to find, there is almost limitless awe to be found within the park's 416 square miles.

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Trail Ridge Road Attractions

Trail Ridge Road Attractions

Whether you embark upon your Trail Ridge Road adventure from Grand Lake or Estes Park, there are some must-see stops you should make along the way.

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Winter Weekend in the Park

Winter Weekend in the Park

When the snow falls, the whole park is transformed into a winter wonderland. The views are stunning, there are plenty of opportunities to play in the snow, and you practically have the whole place to yourself.

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Week-Long Trip

Week-Long Trip

With so much to see and do in Rocky Mountain National Park, you could spend your entire summer here. But just in case you can't get away for that long, we've put together our favorite ways to experience the park in just a week.

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Elk Bugling

Observe Elk Bugling

Elk Bugling is one of the top fall sights in Grand County's corner of Rocky Mountain National Park. From mid-September through mid-October and sometimes into November, it is elk breeding season. During this time, visitors can see up to hundreds of elk at a time gather amidst the unbeatable Rocky Mountain scenery for an unforgettable sight.

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2 Days in Rocky Mountain National Park

2 Day Itinerary

With a full two-days to devote to the 265,769 acres of Rocky Mountain National Park, the possibilities are practically endless. But how do you make sure not to miss the best parts?

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