Where: On an autumn day, senior editor Natasha Gardner used her new camera in Rocky Mountain National Park to capture this image of a forest's life cycle.
October 27 2014, 8:30 AM
Why we like it: Besides the stunning yellow aspen leaves, we get a break from paying the entrance fee for Rocky Mountain National Park. (The trail enters RMNP, but the trailhead is located just outside park boundaries.)
When to go: Now! Catch the remaining fall color before winter as...
October 21 2014, 2:15 PM
Where: Come fall, people tend to look up at the changing aspens, but in this autumn shot, senior editor Natasha Gardner focused down, toward the changing colors of the grasses in Rocky Mountain National Park.
October 6 2014, 8:30 AM
Just because the sun has set, doesn’t mean the sky is sleeping. Ron Hranac, president of the Denver Astronomical Society (DAS), shares some of his favorite spots for viewing the cosmos along the Front Range.
The University of Denver’s historic Chamberlin Observatory—...
June 10 2014, 8:50 AM
Inside Rocky | From the best hikes to the coolest camping spots to guaranteed wildlife-viewing areas, our comprehensive guide to Rocky Mountain National Park will show you how to take advantage of this vast and beautiful playground less than two hours from Denver.
June 9 2014, 1:00 PM
South Sunlight Lake, in the Needle Mountains, part of the San Juan Mountains.
On Thursdays, we usually highlight a Photo of the Week. Today, though, we want to show you how to take your own. Some of the most iconic images of Colorado’s natural splendor star a glowing sun peeking above the mountains. We asked Glenn Randall, Dan Ballard, and Grant Collier—three...
June 5 2014, 8:30 AM
Rocky Mountain National Park was dedicated on September 4th, 1915 and will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year. The park plans to have a year-long celebration for the century mark starting this September. For information about upcoming events, visit nps.gov/romo.
Don't miss the ...
May 29 2014, 5:00 PM
—Photograph by Erik Stensland
One hundred and fifty lakes. Four hundred and fifty miles of streams. Seventy-seven peaks higher than 12,000 feet. Montane and subalpine ecosystems, vast alpine tundra, and countless elk, deer, moose, bighorn sheep, coyotes, black bears, and mountain lions. Rocky Mountain National Park is, by...