But if timed entry is here to stay, it will need to remain flexible to adapt to the changing needs of visitors.
A local advocacy group has renewed longstanding questions about how pumping water from Grand County to the Front Range disrupts Colorado’s largest and deepest natural lake
Male elk urine acts like cologne, bulls lose weight stressing over their harems and more wildlife tidbits.
Sexy Time for Cervus canadensis in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The same few months of 2020 that Colorado crown jewel Rocky Mountain National Park was suffering its worst losses from COVID closures, the whole place also nearly burned down. Now, things are looking up in the original Switzerland of the West. The park’s in-house firefighting crew, which said they’d been prepping for a sparkfest like […]
Will Toor was thinking he was at the end. He was pretty sure his leg was broken. He was shivering uncontrollably in the snow high in the mountains. He’d watched his injured wife limp away to get help two hours earlier. Every few minutes he’d holler for help. Then, in the distance, he saw two […]
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — A climber was killed and two others were injured Sunday after a rock fall and avalanche in Rocky Mountain National Park, officials said. A woman suffered minor injuries and a man who suffered more serious injuries was rescued by a Colorado National Guard helicopter using a hoist during a break […]
Colorado will meet revised federal deadlines to strengthen regional haze plans that protect views in Rocky Mountain National Park and other western treasures, state officials and environmental groups say, sidestepping a new Sierra Club lawsuit demanding sanctions on Colorado and dozens more states. The Sierra Club lawsuit says the Environmental Protection Agency failed to enforce […]
People traveling to Eldorado Canyon State Park by car will need a timed-entry ticket on summer weekends if the parks commission approves a recommendation this week, in a first-ever attempt by the state to handle soaring use across Colorado open spaces. Online reservations would be free under the proposal, but would limit car visits to […]
Call it the Starbucks Effect. When Colorado scientists wanted to figure out how much humans are directly contributing to the long-standing nitrogen pollution problems in our high mountain lakes, they needed a new tracing method. For decades, researchers have calculated the environmental damage done by nitrogen that rises from Front Range smokestacks, and from human […]