Rocky Mountain National Park

Sheila Weckman of Loveland took this photo on Sept. 5.

Top Spots To View Wildlife Near Denver

One of the best parts of summer is spending time in the great outdoors and one of the perks of being outdoors is wildlife viewing. Stop by one of our state parks or national parks and check out the local fauna, or take advantage of a wild animal sanctuary to see more exotic wildlife. There is still plenty of time this summer in which to take a hike and look and animals. Bring the family or spend some time alone in these wildlife viewing areas.

07/04/2015

The open of Old Fall River Road Thursday morning (credit: Rocky Mountain National Park)

Old Fall River Road In RMNP Opens For First Time Since 2013 Flooding

Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is now open for the season and called a “significant milestone in the recovery of the flood of 2013,” according to park officials.

07/02/2015

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Rangers Responding To Skier Injured In Rocky Mountain National Park

Rangers in Rocky Mountain National Park have responded to a backcountry skier who fell and was injured on Sunday.

06/28/2015

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National Parks Now Use GPS To Track Humans

Scientists in national parks are no longer tracking just the wildlife.

06/19/2015

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Man Claims Self-Defense After Shooting Elk In Rocky Mountain National Park

A Colorado State University student says he killed an elk inside Rocky Mountain National Park in an act of self-defense.

06/13/2015

Big Thompson Canyon flooding in September 2013 (credit: Deb Green)

Builder Chosen For Flood Repairs To Big Thompson Canyon Road

State transportation officials have chosen Kiewit Infrastructure to help design and build up to $140 million in flood repairs to U.S. 34 in the Big Thompson Canyon west of Loveland.

06/12/2015

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Park Visitor Illegally Shoots Elk In Rocky Mountain National Park

Park rangers in Rocky Mountain National Park say someone illegally shot an elk near Mills Lake.

06/04/2015

CBS4's Brian Maass talks with Kevin Rishell,  Lisanne Bales, and Eric Rishell, Lynn Rishell Henthorn's brothers and sister (credit: CBS)

Family Of Harold Henthorn’s First Wife: ‘He Killed Her’

The family of Harold Henthorn’s first wife, Lynn, now believe their sister’s death was murder, not an accident, which they articulated in their first interview with CBS4 Denver.

06/02/2015

Harold Henthorn (credit: CBS)

Henthorn Judge Rules Jury Can Hear About First Wife’s Death

A federal judge has ruled that prosecutors will be allowed to tell a jury about the death of Harold Henthorn’s first wife in 1995 when the Highlands Ranch man goes on trial for the death of his second wife.

05/29/2015

Rocky Mountain National Park (credit: RMNP)

Trail Ridge Road Opens For Season But Night Closures Planned

Trail Ridge Road is open for the season but the scenic road through Rocky Mountain National Park will be shut down after dark for now.

05/29/2015

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