Trail Ridge Road

Image from a Colorado Getaways feature on the national park on Sept. 2, 2011 (credit: CBS)

Hiker In Rocky Mtn. Nat’l Park Struck By Lightning

A woman was struck by lightning while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park on Thursday afternoon.


Crews dig out the parking area at the Alpine Visitor Center along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, located at 11,796 feet. (credit:

Mountain Passes Open For Memorial Day Weekend

For many, Memorial Day weekend is a kick-off for summer activities and that means heading to the mountains. We should be able to do that this weekend as many mountain passes are opening up as we head into the long holiday stretch.


Trail Ridge Road (credit: Rocky Mountain National Park)

Officials Still Hope To Open Trail Ridge Road By Friday Despite Conditions

Officials at Rocky Mountain National Park are still hoping to open Trail Ridge Road on Friday despite still having a lot of work to do.


Independence Pass on April 30 (credit: CDOT)

Snow Clearing Crews Have Big Job On Colorado Mountain Passes

Despite recent snowstorms in the high country, officials say they are on track to open Mount Evans and Trail Ridge roads for the busy Memorial Day Weekend.


An image of the Fern Lake Fire (credit: Steve Hoffman)

Weather Conditions Help Firefighters In Rocky Mountain National Park

The Fern Lake Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park has stayed at 300 acres. Cooler temperatures and high humidity are helping firefighters fight the fire but gusty conditions could impact efforts.


An image of the Fern Lake Fire (credit: Steve Hoffman)

Wildfire Forces Evacuations In Rocky Mountain National Park

A wildfire that broke out Tuesday has forced the evacuations of campers and hikers in Rocky Mountain National Park.


Sheila Schwartz of Boulder took this photo on Sept. 16 at the Maroon Bells Scenic Area near Aspen.

Aguilera Shares Good Drives For The Early Fall Colors

Because of the long, dry, drought of the last spring and summer Colorado’s annual fall color change in the mountains is happening one to two weeks ahead of schedule.


(credit: ThinkStock)

Small Wildfire At Rocky Mountain National Park

One trail is closed as firefighters try to put out a small blaze in Rocky Mountain National Park.


Trail Ridge Road on May 14, 2012 (credit: CBS)

Weather Improves, Trail Ridge Road Back Open

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is back open after 2 inches of snow and reduced visibility forced rangers to turn people away.


Trail Ridge Road on May 14, 2012 (credit: CBS)

Trail Ridge Road Opens For The Season

The highest continuously paved road in the country is open to vehicle traffic much earlier than normal this year.





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