Rocky Mountain National Park
Climate change is leading to a sizeable decrease in stream flows in the major river basins of the Southwest, declines that could impact recreation and wildlife in national parks such as Arches, Canyonlands, and Big Bend, according to an Interior Department report.
An ongoing battle with bark beetles in Rocky Mountain National Park is set to resume in April, when crews will begin spraying an insecticide on as many as 5,000 "high-value" trees.
Some climbing routes in Rocky Mountain National Park are being closed for the next few months to give nesting raptors a little peace.
While name changes are important in the lodging world, another key change in the management of the Rocky Mountain Park Inn near Rocky Mountain National Park is a partnership it has developed with the Rocky Mountain Nature Association.
A review of how Congress acted on wilderness legislation shows that the National Park System benefited quite nicely during the 111th session, but it could have fared better.
Rocky Mountain Nature Association Releases Its List of 2011 Field Courses in Rocky Mountain National Park
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|OLYM-XC Snowshoe trails.pdf||178.32 KB|
|MORA-Winter Trails.pdf||97.43 KB|
|MORA-Winter Camping.pdf||942.37 KB|
|MORA-Winter Recreation.pdf||947.76 KB|
|YOSE-Glacier Pt Trails.pdf||937.39 KB|
|YOSE-Mariposa in Winter.pdf||220.95 KB|
High fire danger throughout Rocky Mountain National Park has led to the expansion of fire restrictions throughout the park, including a prohibition of smoking in the open and backcountry campfires.
It's fall travel time at Rocky Mountain National Park, but a fire which started about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday caused park officials to close a section of Trail Ridge Road on the west side of the park for about 18 hours. Cross-park traffic resumed Sunday afternoon, with one-lane traffic at the site of the fire.