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!

Alpine Visitor Center

Spring and Fall Hours (after Labor Day): 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily
Summer Hours: 9:00 a.m until 5:00 p.m. daily
Amenities: restrooms, gifts, education
Phone Number: 970-586-1206
Location: Trail Ridge Road, 22 mi from the beaver Meadows entrance station, Rocky Mountain National Park

Kawuneeche Visitor Center

Year-Round Hours: 9:00 a.m until 5:00 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day)
Amenities: restrooms, gifts, educational film, topographical map, campsite reservations, WiFi
Phone Number: 970-627-3471
Location: East side of Trail Ridge Road (HWY 34) one mile north of Grand Lake at the entrance to the park.

Beaver Meadows Visitor Center

Year-Round Hours: 8:00 a.m until 4:30 p.m daily (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day)
Amenities: restrooms, gifts, educational film, topographical map, rangers, WiFi
Phone Number: 970-586-1206
Location: US Highway 36, three miles west of Estes Park.

Fall River Visitor Center

Summer Hours (Through October 12): 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Fall/Winter Hours: 9:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m. (select dates open, closed most of winter and fall)
Amenities: restrooms, gifts, education, ranger, special hands-on exhibit, WiFi, dining
Phone Number: 970-557-0043
Location: US Highway 34, five miles west of Estes Park.

Moraine Park Discovery Center

Summer Hours: 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. through October 12th
Amenities: natural history exhibits, nature trail, gifts
Phone Number: 970-586-1242
Location: 1.5 miles from the Beaver Meadows Entrance to the park on Bear Creek Road.

Sheep Lakes Information Station

Summer Hours: 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. through August 16th
Amenities: park wildlife watching
Phone Number: 970-586-1206
Location: US Highway 34 (Trail Ridge Road) in Horseshoe Park, 1.8 miles west of the Fall River Entrance.

Holzwarth Historic Site

Summer Hours: 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. until September 7th
Amenities: historical education, tours
Phone Number: 970-586-1206
Location: West side of Trail Ridge Road (HWY 34) seven miles north of the Grand Lake entrance to the park

Park Stories & Inspiration

100 Reasons to Love RMNP

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…

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6 Secret Places of RMNP

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.

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Geocaching Across the Divide

The Across the Divide GeoTour features Rocky Mountain National Park and the mountain villages of Estes Park & Grand Lake.

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