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Start your RMNP experience at the free, stunning 23-minute park movie at both the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.-5 p.m. and at the Kawuneeche Visitor Center during normal business hours. This film features spectacular aerial footage of the rugged high country of Rocky Mountain National Park, as well as wildlife and park history. A captioned version is available at Kawuneeche Visitor Center and captioned and audio description versions are available at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.

 

The Fall River Visitor Center, just a couple of miles from Boulder Brook features the  following:

 

Andy Aspen Puppet Show - Andy Aspen says, “Please, fence me in!” Join Andy, his puppet friends and a ranger for a compelling the story of how elk, big fences, aspen groves and animals get along in the park these days. 

Predators of Rocky - Discover the secret lives of Rocky’s predators and how they shape the ecosystem.

Life on the Edge - From elk to pikas, forest trees to tiny alpine flowers, park life comes in all shapes and sizes. Discover how this diversity of life is changing.

 

Ranger-led programs are offered  daily and include tundra nature walks, wildlife talks, wildflower walks and children’s programs.  Some examples of the programs at Alpine include:

 

High Country Geology - The park’s spectacular scenery represents a chapter in a long history of geologic events. Join us on this hike over the tundra and experience the effects of these processes.

Tundra Nature Walk - Exhilarate your senses with alpine views and miniature wildflower gardens. Dress warmly; plan to caravan to the location.

All About Lightning - Learn why lightning can be a hair-raising experience and find out how to minimize your risk of being struck.

 

Follow this link to the complete schedule of RMNP day and evening talks, walks and programs http://www.nps.gov/romo/planyourvisit/upload/ranger_programs_summer_2013.pdf

 

 

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