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What’s Happening To The Willows? Program At RMNP

On Saturday, January 16, 7:00 p.m. - Rocky Mountain Research Fellows Present Two Part Program on What’s Happening to the Willows? Willows are a critical component of Rocky Mountain wetlands. Yet these important shrubs are seeing a decline in many areas, due in part to fungal infections. Come hear about research being done in Colorado River willow communities to determine what stressors interact and lead to ...

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Explore Rocky Mountain National Park During The Winter

For many visitors, winter is their favorite season to enjoy Rocky Mountain National Park. The park is less visited but still very much open and alive with activity. Beautiful backcountry areas can be reached on snowshoes, skis, and at lower elevations - even with hiking boots! Elk, coyotes, deer, snowshoe hares, and other wildlife remain active through the winter.  Their story is told by the tracks left in ...

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RMNP Saturday Evening Program On Hotshots Wildland Firefighting

Saturday, January 9, 7:00 p.m., Hotshots - Experiences in Wildland Firefighting will be the Saturday evening program at Rocky Mountain National Park. Ever wonder what it's like to be a wildland firefighter? The Alpine Interagency Hotshot Crew, based at Rocky Mountain National Park, is a group of men and women who are highly trained and skilled at fighting wildland fires. Get a glimpse into "a day in the lif ...

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Holiday Fun At Rocky Mountain National Park

The holiday season is a great time to visit Rocky Mountain National Park. In addition to beautiful scenery, wildlife viewing and a variety of winter recreational activities to do on your own, some fun activities with park rangers are offered. On the east side of the park: Winter Storytime-Read with a Ranger!  December 26 at 10:30 a.m., December 27 at 2:00 p.m., and daily from December 28 through January 2 a ...

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RMNP Saturday Evening Program

This fall and early winter, Rocky Mountain National Park will continue to celebrate our national parks, with Saturday evening programs at 7:00 p.m. in the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium. All programs are free and open to the public. Saturday, December 12, 7:00 p.m.-The Gates of the Arctic. Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve stretches for over 200 miles across northern Alaska, preservin ...

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Great Holiday Gift That Gives In Many Ways

Looking for a unique gift idea for the holidays? A Rocky Mountain National Park Annual Pass is a great gift for that person who enjoys visiting the park or would like to visit more often. A Rocky Mountain National Park Annual Pass is a gift that gives in many ways. Your recipient will be able to enjoy all the beauty and adventure the park has to offer during all seasons and Rocky Mountain National Park bene ...

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Preservation Group In RMNP In August

The NPS Preservation and Skills Training (P.A.S.T) program has taught over 100 building maintenance personnel the proper skills and techniques to maintain, repair and restore historic structures in the national park system. Part of the program consists of three, two-week-long skills workshops held in host parks. Rocky was the host park for the program for two weeks in August. The group conducted preservatio ...

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RMNP Program On Denali National Park

Saturday, October 31, 7:00 p.m. don’t miss the evening program at Rocky Mountain National Park, “Extreme Alaska: Denali National Park.” Denali National Park is home to the tallest mountain in North America and over two million acres of wilderness. Altitude defines which wild conditions and species dominate. During this 50 minute National Geographic film, we will trek between low and high to experience big g ...

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