If you're lucky enough to have Monday off in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, treat yourself with a visit to your nearest national park. Monday is the first of nine days this year when entrance fees to the parks will be waived.
Rocky Mountain National Park
Hiking in deep snow in Rocky Mountain National Park wearing leather boots, jeans, and cotton socks, was not smart. Rangers armed with a backpacking stove in their packs to thaw out the man's boots was.
Rocky Mountain National Park includes some top-tier scenery and opportunities for enjoying the out-of-doors all year long, and some fans of the park say winter is their favorite season at "Rocky." Upcoming activities in the park include ranger-led snowshoe walks, cross-country ski tours and full moon walks, and areas for winter camping and sledding are also available.
Is the natural world that surrounds you the same as the one that surrounded your parents, or your grandparents? What about that of your great-grandparents? The short answer, of course, is 'no.'
Looking for some fun family activities during the holidays? Check out the lineup at Rocky Mountain National Park.
As Rocky Mountain National Park and highway officials ponder what to do about reopening the Alluvial Fan area and Old Fall River Road following the destruction wrought by the September floods that scoured so much of Colorado’s Front Range, it is worth noting that Bear Lake Road easily survived the floods.
The Old Fall River Road, which ascends slowly through a picturesque corner of Rocky Mountain National Park to near the summit of Trail Ridge Road, will be closed to vehicles throughout 2014 due to storm damage sustained in September.
A Virginia politician wants the state to take back Shenandoah National Park, ranchers say there are too many elk at Point Reyes National Seashore, and plunging visitation at Rocky Mountain National Park is costly.
Colorado motorists might soon have the option of showing their support for Rocky Mountain National Park on their license plates.
Got some artistic talent that fed best when you're surrounded by national park splendor? Then apply for one of the slots in Rocky Mountain National Park's 2014 Artist-in-Residence program.