National Park Visits Hits Record High For 3rd Straight YearVisits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity that brought collateral headaches stemming from overcrowded roads and trails and increasing visitor misbehavior.
Trail Ridge Road Closes For Season FridayTrail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is now closed for the season.
'Mr. Longs Peak' Found Dead With Climbing Gear OnA former Rocky Mountain National Park climbing ranger and respected mountain rescue specialist has died, authorities said Friday.
Trail Ridge Road ReopensTrail Ridge Road has reopened.
Debate Over Public Trails On Former Nuclear Weapons SiteDespite opposition, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is finalizing its plans to open up the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge to the public.
Man Killed In Fall On Longs Peak IdentifiedA 61-year-old man from Greeley is dead after falling while climbing Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Body Recovered After Climber Dies On Longs PeakPark rangers have recovered the body of a 61-year-old man from Greeley who fell while climbing Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Hikers Upset After Mountain Park VandalizedJefferson County deputies are investigating a case of trail vandalism. Graffiti spray-painted onto rocks and trees was discovered last week at O'Fallon Park near Kittredge.
Trail Ridge Road Reopens After Blowing Snow Forces ClosureTrail Ridge Road closed on Saturday because of blowing snow.
Mountain Lion Caught On Tape In Rocky Mountain National ParkA sighting of a lifetime was caught on tape this morning in Rocky Mountain National Park, when a mountain lion stalked after a pair of coyotes.
BLM Considers Drilling Leases Near Rocky Mountain National ParkThe Bureau of Land Management is considering leasing nearly 28,000 acres of land for oil and gas drilling in the Granby area near the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Visitor Misbehavior Abounds As U.S. Parks Agency Turns 100As National Parks celebrate 100 years, respect among visitors with wild animals is falling, including in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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