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.
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. With elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the wet, grassy valleys to 14,259 feet at the summit of Longs Peak, visitors can experience a variety of Colorado landscapes and adventures. It's hard to choose just one reason to love Rocky Mountain National Park.View All
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.View All
In 2015, our beloved Rocky Mountain National Park turned 100 years old. We wanted to celebrate in our own way, celebrating 100 activities and things to do as the reasons we love this side of the park and its surroundings. 1. Stopping by the Kawuneeche Visitors Center inside the western entrance to the park to get your bearings with their three-dimensional map.2. Driving from Grand Lake over Trail Ridge…Read More
Rocky Mountain National Park is a popular tourist destination, but visiting from the Western Gateway is much less crowded, and you can even access some quieter, secret places in the park.Read More
The Across the Divide GeoTour features Rocky Mountain National Park and the mountain villages of Estes Park & Grand Lake.Read More