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Rocky Mountain National Park News

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  • Recovery Operations Completed Sunday Near The Keyhole On Longs Peak

    September 20, 2022 | 10:09 am

    On Sunday, September 18, recovery operations took place for Russell Jacobs, 25, from Westminster, Colorado near the Keyhole Route on Longs Peak.

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  • Recovery Operations On Longs Peak

    September 17, 2022 | 5:50 pm

    The Keyhole Route is temporarily closed at the Keyhole to the summit of Longs Peak due to recovery operations for a deceased male above the Ledges.

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  • Celebrating 40 Acre Land Donation from Vance Brand to Rocky Mountain National Park

    September 13, 2022 | 10:00 am

    Yesterday, former Astronaut Vance Brand, his family, Rocky Mountain National Park and Rocky Mountain Conservancy officials celebrated the donation of the Brand’s 40-acre parcel of land to Rocky Mountain National Park.     

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  • Section Of Trail Ridge Road In Rocky Mountain National Park Closes Earlier Today For Vehicle Extraction

    September 2, 2022 | 4:42 pm

    At approximately 8:50 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2022, Rocky Mountain National Park received a call from a visitor traveling on Trail Ridge Road who saw a vehicle off road.

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  • During Elk Rut Season In Rocky Mountain National Park Annual Meadows Closures Occur

    August 31, 2022 | 10:08 am

    Beginning on September 1, park officials will put annual closures in place for travel on foot or horse off established roadways or designated trails from 5 p.m. to 10 a.m. 

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  • Milner Pass Parking Area will be Closed to all Users Beginning on Wednesday, September 7 for the Construction of a new Vault Toilet Facility

    August 30, 2022 | 9:56 am

    The Milner Pass Parking Area and trailhead will be closed to all users beginning on Wednesday, September 7, for the construction of a new vault toilet facility.

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  • Rocky Mountain National Park to host “Fly Fishing in the Rockies,” a reduced barriers fishing event on Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    August 8, 2022 | 1:41 pm

    In coordination with the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD), Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting the event “Fly Fishing in the Rockies” on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

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  • Temporary Closures Extended In Lumpy Ridge To Protect Nesting Raptors In Rocky Mountain National Park - Most Closures Lifted

    August 2, 2022 | 12:15 pm

    Due to golden eagle nesting, closures have been extended through August 15 at Sundance Buttress, Thunder Buttress and Needle Summit in the Lumpy Ridge area. 

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  • Collaborative Kawuneeche Valley Ecosystem Restoration Efforts Highlighted July 23 in Rocky Mountain National Park and Grand Lake

    July 13, 2022 | 8:57 pm

    The Kawuneeche Valley Ecosystem Restoration Collaborative (KVERC) is holding a public outreach event on Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to inform community members and visitors to Grand County and Rocky Mountain National Park about ecosystem impacts and proposed restoration efforts in the area.

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  • Incident On Ptarmigan Fingers In Rocky Mountain National Park

    July 11, 2022 | 8:05 pm

    Yesterday afternoon, Sunday, July 10, park rangers were notified that a 61-year-old male from Boulder, Colorado, had been injured in a significant tumbling fall on a snow couloir in the Ptarmigan Fingers area above Odessa Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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