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RMNP – A Winter Wonderland of Activities

Winter is wonderful in Rocky Mountain National Park. Outdoor activities include nature and wildlife viewing and photography and recreational activities like sledding, snow-shoeing, winter hiking, and cross-country skiing.


Indoors, RMNP Park Rangers lead several activities that are fun for everyone.


Read with a Ranger!  – 10:30am Daily: December 21 through January 5 at the Fall River Visitor Center (just up the road from Boulder Brook!) 30 minute story presentation focused on the wonders of the winter season. 


Animals in Winter – Meet Rocky’s Wildlife!  – 1:30pm Daily: December 26 through January 1 at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center (located on Highway 36). A 30 minute,  hands-on experience.


Snowshoe Ecology Walks – December 23, 27, 30 and January 1 at 12:30 p.m.   Jump in to your snow shoes and join a ranger for a beginner level tour exploring the natural beauty of a subalpine forest.  Suitable for ages 8 years old and above. Reservations required – call (970) 586-1223 beginning December 16.


Spirit of the Mountains – Park film – shown by request daily.   See the stunning 23 minute park film at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center (located on Highway 36).


For more information about Rocky Mountain National Park please call the Information Office at (970) 586-1206.  All park visitor centers and the Information Office will be closed on December 25th.

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