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Cow Creek Fire Update in Rocky Mountain National Park

Firefighters achieved containment of the northeast, east, and southern portions of the Cow Creek Fire in the remote West Creek area in Rocky Mountain National Park. The immediate threat to the area on the park’s eastern boundary has been mitigated; however, there is potential for the fire to spread to the west. The fire will likely burn through the remainder of the fire season until a significant weather ev ...

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Updated – Rescue on Longs Peak

At approximately 2:00 p.m. today in Rocky Mountain National Park, park rangers were notified by cellular phone that a 28 year-old male from Fraser, Colorado, took a reported 150 foot fall south and west of The Narrows on Longs Peak. This is on the very northern end of the Keyboard of The Winds. A ranger was flown to the summit of Longs Peak by a helicopter that was assisting with operations in the Cow Creek ...

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Update on Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park

Yesterday aerial observation indicated there was a small fire burning one mile south of Mount Dickinson in Rocky Mountain National Park. The location is roughly seven miles from the nearest road and is located in heavy timber in a remote area. It is roughly six miles west of Glen Haven in the West Creek drainage in the North Fork area of the park. The fire yesterday was reported as 3 to 5 acres and has incr ...

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Three To Five Acre Fire Burning In Rocky Mountain National Park

Air observation indicates there is a three to five acre fire burning one mile south of Mount Dickinson in Rocky Mountain National Park. The location is roughly seven miles from the nearest road and is located in heavy timber in a remote area. It is roughly six miles west of Glen Haven in the West Creek drainage in the North Fork area of the park. No one is on scene of the fire. Four air tankers have been re ...

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New Multimedia Features On Rocky Mountain National Park’s Website

The multimedia website section for Rocky Mountain National Park continues to expand with videos, podcasts, webcams and blogs. Roaming Rockies podcasts help you plan your visit to the park.  Interested in hiking in the Longs Peak area? A new podcast gives a snapshot of what to expect and how to prepare. Check out the ten essentials podcast, which highlights those key items that should be in your backpack eve ...

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Assault Near Glacier Creek Trail In RMNP

On the evening of Saturday, June 12, a 20 year old female reported to park rangers that she had been attacked near the Glacier Creek Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park. She was trail running in the area and while taking a break, she stated that she was attacked from behind by a white male. The assailant was reported to be wearing a black windbreaker, had a fit build and was between 5’4” and 5’9,” no othe ...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Prescribed Burning

This summer, if conditions allow, fire managers from Rocky Mountain National Park are preparing to conduct prescribed burns in the South Lateral Moraine, North Lateral Moraine, and Deer Ridge Junction areas. The South Lateral Moraine burn area is 135 acres of open ponderosa located south of Eagle Cliff Mountain and adjacent to Bear Lake Road. The North Lateral Moraine burn area is 140 acres north of the Mor ...

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