Trail Ridge Road
Colorado officials are aiming to meet a Dec. 1 target to complete temporary fixes to at least some roads heavily damaged by catastrophic flooding this month.
State highway crews and National Guard troops worked furiously Sunday to repair highways to Colorado mountain towns cut off by unprecedented flooding.
A little more than a year after Gov. John Hickenlooper insisted his wildfire-ravaged state was still “open for business,” he may have to throw another lifeline to the state’s billion-dollar tourism industry as the world takes in the startling images of dramatic flood rescues and washed-out roads.
A woman was struck by lightning while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park on Thursday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A wildfire that broke out Tuesday has forced the evacuations of campers and hikers in Rocky Mountain National Park.
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.