- State: CO
- NPCA Region: Southwest
- Est. Date: 1915
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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.
Greetings from Rocky Mountain National Park
Moose reading the "No Pets Beyond This Point" sign at Lilly Lake, CO on August 14, 2015.
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