To enter Rocky Mountain National Park between May 28 and October 11 two things are required: a timed entry permit PLUS a park pass or entrance fee. Use these tips to plan your trip into Rocky Mountain National Park.
The East Troublesome - Thompson Zone and Cameron Peak Fires did not affect the Estes Valley or the Town of Estes Park. Stage 1 fire bans are in effect in Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest.
Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest are under Stage 1 fire bans. Find out what that means for each entity below.
Rocky Mountain National Park always has Stage 1 fire restrictions in place, where campfires are prohibited in the park, except within designated campfire rings in picnic areas and front-country campgrounds. Fireworks are always prohibited within the park. Park visitors are urged to use caution and vigilance regarding the use of fire in authorized locations. Find complete information here: https://www.nps.gov/romo/learn/fire-information-and-regulations.htm
Roosevelt National Forest is operating under Stage 1 fire restrictions. Full details here. Following 2020's wildfires, find out which areas of the forest are open by checking this map, and check here for the most up-to-date information.
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Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Travel information is also available by calling the Visitor Center at 800-443-7837 or 970-577-9900 or via email at: VisitorServices@estes.org.
Last Updated 7/13/2021