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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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National Park Service Officials Close Trail Ridge Road For The Season

On Wednesday, October 21, 2009, Trail Ridge Road officially closed for the season to through travel.   Old Fall River Road officially closed for the season on October 8, 2009.  Since Sunday, October 4, Trail Ridge Road has been closed due to consistent winter conditions of drifting snow, high winds and below freezing temperatures above 10,000 feet. Trail Ridge Road, one of the most impressive alpine highway ...

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Cardiac Incident At Rocky Mountain National Park

At 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, park dispatch received a cell phone call concerning an 72-year-old man who was suffering from a possible heart attack on the Dream Lake Trail in the Bear Lake area of Rocky Mountain National Park. The patient was roughly one mile, at an elevation gain of 425 feet (9,900 feet), from the trailhead. A park ranger medic reached the patient at 12:54 p.m. Two other rangers reach ...

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Firewood Collection Permits Available From RMNP

More permits will be available to collect firewood generated from hazard tree removals within Rocky Mountain National Park. A $20 non-refundable administrative fee will be charged for removing up to five cords of firewood. On the east side of the park, the wood can be collected at the storage pit accessed through the Glacier Basin Campground; on the west side of the park the wood can be collected from the C ...

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