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Trail Ridge Road

Dave Thrush shared this photo on Sept. 16 and wrote "My Brother works for CDOT in Weld County so I went out with him to look at some of the roads in Kersey, Evans. There's a new Lake in Evans where farms used to be. Platte River is half mile wide in some places."

Builders, Soldiers Hustle To Reconnect Towns

State highway crews and National Guard troops worked furiously Sunday to repair highways to Colorado mountain towns cut off by unprecedented flooding.

09/22/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Colorado Flooding Could Keep Some Tourists Away

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.

09/17/2013

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.

07/18/2013

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: nps.gov/romo)

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.

05/24/2013

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.

05/21/2013

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.

05/07/2013

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.

10/10/2012

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.

10/09/2012

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.

09/20/2012

(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.

07/19/2012

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