Greetings from Rocky Mountain National Park

I need to get into the mountains to renew myself - I am very lucky to live near RMNP. My family tries to get there every year and the older our kids get the more they appreciate the gem that it is. We need nature to feed our souls and help us find peace - and we need all the peace we can in the world.

Sincerely,
Karlynn

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National park offers breathtaking views of the spectacular Rocky Mountain range, with 60 peaks over 12,000 feet, small permanent glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, and historic and cultural treasures including ancient trails, game drives, cattle ranches and lodges. This park’s rugged landscapes harbor hundreds of high-elevation plant and animal species — some that are increasingly rare outside the park or are found nowhere else. Some of the park’s human-made structures speak to the boom-and-bust cycles and neverending search for adequate water supplies that characterized the nation’s westward expansion.

State(s): Colorado

Established: 1915

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