Thing To Do

Rocky Mountain National Park

Situated just a short 45-minute drive from Winter Park, you are invited to explore one of our nation's precious gems throughout the year. Founded in 1915, this park provides a glimpse into history with its numerous historic structures and trails that showcase the vast Western frontier. A variety of plant and animal species call this park home, promising an unforgettable outdoor experience for all visitors to savor.

Basic Information

Take time to review the operating hours, fees and passes and where the visitor centers are located throughout the park.


The majority of outdoor activities are summer focused and include biking, climbing, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, specific ranger led programs, backpacking and wildlife viewing.

During the winter season there is still fun to be had!  Enjoy snowshoeing, sledding, cross country skiing and wildlife watching.

Rocky Mountain National Park is the perfect day trip for you to enjoy on your next trip to the Winter Park area.

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