The National Park Service announced yesterday that Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is officially closed for the season to through traffic. This winter, weather permitting, visitors may drive only as far as Many Parks Curve on the… Read More ›
Rocky Mtn Natl Park
Update: Trail Ridge Road officially closed for the season on Friday, Nov. 19. Officials at Rocky Mountain National Park confirmed today that Trail Ridge Road has been open the last few days due to our abnormally mild, dry weather. They don’t… Read More ›
Those planning a trip to Estes Park, Colo., and/or Rocky Mountain National Park should note that Highway 34 through the Big Thompson Canyon will close Monday and will not reopen until Memorial Day 2017. The highway was severely damaged in September 2013 flooding and… Read More ›
This is Moraine Park, a large open valley in Rocky Mountain National Park. The accompanying MP3 file was recorded there as part of a National Park Service project to record natural soundscapes that are unspoiled by human sounds. The scientists making the recordings… Read More ›
Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland posted this beautiful image of Longs Peak on his Facebook page, June 1, 2016. I love how it captures the play of sunlight and clouds.