It’s no secret, we’re proud to be Colorado born and bred. And a lot of our love for the outdoors came from being so close to the awesomeness of Rocky Mountain National Park. That’s why we wanted to take the time to share some of things about this amazing piece of public land that you might not have known.
- Approximately 11 miles of the Trail Ridge Road are above the timberline, making it the highest continuous paved road in the country.
- In 1978 and 1979, 24 moose were relocated from Wyoming to Rocky Mountain National Park and the herd grew to 700 by 1994.
- Rocky Mountain National Park averages 3 million visitors a year.
- Four different species of trout inhabit the park’s lakes and rivers.
- The park features 355 miles of hiking trails.
- It also features 450 miles of streams and 156 lakes.
- The country’s first female nature guides were trained in Rocky Mountain National Park.
- Bighorn Sheep are the symbol of the park.