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Old Fall River Road In RMNP – NOW OPEN

Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opened Saturday, July 30th for the season. Old Fall River Road normally opens by the Fourth of July holiday weekend but due to the heaviest late spring snow seen in decades the opening was delayed. There are no good long term records of the opening dates of Old Fall River Road prior to 1985. This is the latest the road has opened in 26 years. Old Fall Rive ...

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Looking For Adventure?

Sign up to take a Ghost Tour at the historic Stanley Hotel? Don’t be scared....on these tours, you’ll learn about the history of the hotel and its original owners, FO and Flora Stanley who are said to still roam the halls of this beautiful old hotel. Tour the most haunted rooms and places and through the underground tunnel if you dare. Discover the true story behind the connection to The Shining and what pa ...

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Hunter Jumper Show At Fairgrounds At Stanley Park

The Hunter Jumper Horse Show is being held at The Fairgrounds at Stanley Park Hunter Jumper Horse Shows are held throughout the world. Competitions represent the hunter jumper disciplines while promoting the welfare of the horse and fairness in competition. Hunters originally represented the thoroughbreds or part thoroughbreds that were ridden in fox hunts. Competitions involve negotiating fences resembling ...

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Bears Are Opportunistic Feeders Take Precautions To Avoid Conflicts

By: Kris Hazelton CDOW Bear Aware Volunteer The bears are hungry in and around Estes Park and the Division of Wildlife is reminding residents and visitors to always be bear aware. Because they are large omnivores, bears are nearly always on a search for food. Wild foods are essential for bears-berries, insects, plants and carrion. But when people fail to store garbage, pet food or bird feeders properly, bea ...

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Estes Park Free Shuttles Hit The Road

The Town of Estes Park’s Free Shuttles launch for the sixth season, offering visitors and residents convenient, environmentally responsible transportation. Originating at the Estes Park Visitor Center, 500 Big Thompson Avenue, shuttles transport riders to more than 40 stops throughout Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Operating daily from June 25 through September 11, shuttles make it convenient ...

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Old Fall River Road Not Expected To Open By July 4th – Sorry Folks!

Due to significant snow accumulation, Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is not expected to open by the Fourth of July weekend as it traditionally does. Since mid-April, park snowplow operators have focused their efforts on clearing Trail Ridge Road. Due to the heaviest late spring snow seen in decades, Trail Ridge Road opened on June 6, the latest the road has opened in over 20 years. Old ...

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Trail Ridge Road In Rocky Mountain National Park Opens For The Season

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National park opened today, Monday, June 6 at 10:15 a.m. for the season. This year, park snowplow operators faced many challenges while clearing the road; encountering the most snow they have seen this late in the season for thirty years. The amount of winter snowpack that faced park snowplow operators when plowing began, combined with late spring storms, hampered park sno ...

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Moose Mama And Calf At Lake Estes

Photo by Jim and Juaniece Ward Early Monday morning a mother moose and her yearling calf was seen at Lake Estes. The two wandered through the bird sanctuary on the Lake Trail which is a popular elk calving area. The mother elk seemed to wonder just who was wandering through 'their' territory. ...

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