Rocky Mountain National Park


Tue October 1, 2013
Government Shutdown

After Enduring Floods, Estes Park Now Faces Government Shutdown

With Rocky Mountain National Park closed due to the government shutdown, Estes Park is struggling to get visitors to travel to the town.
Credit F. Delventhal / Flickr - Creative Commons

Estes Park officials are stressing the town is open for business despite recent flooding and the forced closure of Rocky Mountain National Park due to the government shutdown.

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Thu September 26, 2013


Wed September 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

Uncertainty Follows Floodwaters For Tourism Dependent Estes

A disappearing road shown just outside Estes Park
Luke Runyon KUNC

The town of Estes Park was dealt a harsh blow in the recent rain and subsequent flooding that hit Colorado’s Front Range. The town is still essentially cut off, with few ways in and out. For a town dependent on tourism, limited access means fewer dollars being spent.

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Mon August 5, 2013
Colorado Wonders

A Cello Concert On Longs Peak? That's So Colorado

Gal Faganel stands atop Longs Peak
Courtesy of Gal Faganel


Tue June 18, 2013

Big Meadows Fire Close To Full Containment

Information board at the Big Meadows Fire Helibase.
National Park Service

Rocky Mountain National Park officials reported Tuesday that the Big Meadows Fire is now at 95 percent containment. But park visitors and nearby residents could still see hints of the fire in the coming days and weeks.

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