The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park's 100th Anniversary started September 3rd, with fun kick-off events! To find out more about upcoming events, visit visit Rocky Mountain National Park's Centennial Calendar of Events here.
Snowshoe or Hiking
Winter is a spectacular time to winter trails in Rocky. Always be prepared for snow, freezing temperatures, cold winds and short daylight hours. For more information, go to the Winter Activities page.
Enjoy the portions of Trail Ridge Road that are open in the winter.You can also dirve to Bear Lake Road and Horseshoe Park. As always in winter, traveling on the roads are weather dependent. For some additional information, go to the Scenic Drive page.
Hidden Valley is the one place in Rocky where sledding is allowed. It is a pretty gentle hill, but with no tows. For more information on sledding,go to our Winter Activities page.
Rocky is a wonderful place to look for wildlife, and many park roads are open in the winter to provide access to their wintery world. To learn more about safely viewing our wildlife, go to the Wildlife Viewing page.
Join us for fun and educational programs throughout the winter. To see the current offerrings for both the west side and east sides of the park, go to the Ranger-led Programs page.
Beaver Meadows Visitor Center in the Estes Park area and Kawuneeche Visitor Center in the Grand Lake area are open daily from 8 am - 4:30 pm except they are closed on November 27th and December 25th. Fall River Visitor Center is open weekends from November 29th to December 28th. They are also open November 28th, December 22nd & 23rd, December 26th and December 29th to January 1st. Further details about our Visitor Centers can be found on the Visitor...