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.
Information board at the Big Meadows Fire Helibase.
Credit 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.