Old Fall River Road will be closed in 2014 due to flood damage
Damages on Old Fall River Road are extensive and the road will remain closed to vehicles through 2014. It is unknown at this time whether hikers and bicyclists will be allowed on the road. More »
Impacts from September 2013 Flood
Due to recent flooding, there are still some closures in the park that could affect your visit. More »
Rocky: An Outdoor Playground
Rocky Mountian National Park is a great place for kids and families. From easy trails to climb, to great wildlife viewing, the park truly is a outdoor playground. We also offer many FREE Ranger-led programs that are geared for kids. Consult Rocky Mountain National Park's official newspaper for details and times of ranger programs.
Stop by the Fall River Visitor Center's Discovery Room, where childen touch animal skins, try on Ranger uniforms, and learn about different animals that call the park home.
Become a Junior Ranger!
Stop at one of our visitor centers or Junior Ranger Headquarters to pick up a free Junior Ranger activities booklet. There are age-specific booklets that are available for kids 5 and under, 6-8, and 9 and up. Completing your booklet and sharing your answers with a park ranger will earn you an official Rocky Mountain National Park Junior Ranger badge.
You can also become a Web Ranger and earn a certificate by completing activities online. This is a National Park Service site full of educational activities for kids of all ages. If you love our National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this is the place for you. Join the fun, customize you Ranger Station, and earn more rewards.
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Did You Know?
Rocky Mountain National Park licensed the nation’s first female nature guides in 1917. Sisters Ester and Elizabeth Burnell learned the naturalist trade from advocate and author Enos Mills.