Hidden History: A Billion Years of Rocky Mountain National Park

  • Rocky Mountain Conservancy
  • June 24, 2017
  • Location: 1895 Fall River Road, Rocky Mountain Conservancy, CO
  • Phone: (970) 586-3262
  • Price: $160 per adult
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Cover a billion years of Park history… in a weekend! Roam the Park with award-winning writer Mary Taylor Young, author of the Park’s centennial history Rocky Mountain National Park: The First 100 Years. Discover traces of Park history that lie hidden beneath the surface and off the beaten path, places and events that are generally not interpreted by the Park. See billion-year-old rocks, and discover a game drive wall used by prehistoric hunters. Experience Apache Fort, site of an early Indian battle. Visit the location of the 1915 RMNP Dedication Ceremony. Discover the “phantom” Big Thompson entrance station, a main Park entry that was obliterated in the 1960s. Explore early ranches, the last remnant of a guest lodge and the site of the Park’s ski area. Check out a 1930s CCC camp. Witness the changes floods in two different centuries have left on the Park. Wander inside an elk exclosure, and see 21st century wildlife management in action.

Hidden History: A Billion Years of Rocky Mountain National Park