This was the scene yesterday at the Alpine Visitor Center (elev.11,798 ft.) on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. My guess is that if crews have time to do this to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial, the… Read More ›
Rocky Mtn Natl Park
National parks aren’t always born of whole cloth. Their borders on the day they are established may continue to fluctuate and change according to the whims and efforts of special interest groups and individuals. Rocky Mountain National Park is like… Read More ›
Plowing Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road every spring and getting it ready for summer traffic is a big job. More than 8 of the road’s 48 miles lie above 11,000 feet.
By now most of my readers must be convinced that I’m a paid shill for Rocky Mountain National Park and the gateway town of Estes Park. I assure you I am not. It’s just that I’ve spent most of my vacations (since… Read More ›