, Colorado, United States
Type of attraction: Relaxing. Entertainment. Adventure. Familiar.
Attracting more than three million visitors each year, Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the country is most frequently visited national parks. The park ranges in elevation from 8000 feet in the west grassy valleys to 14,259 at the top of Longs Peak.
Established Jan. 26, 1915, Rocky Mountain National park is a living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. a visitor to the park has opportunities for countless breathtaking experience and adventures.
Although the great peaks compromise the essence of the park , the delicate alpine flowers, clear lakes, rushing mountain waters, and impressive forests appeal to all the senses. An array of wildlife-bighorn sheep, ptarmigan, coyote, and elk add life to the landscape. Wildlife lovers are never disappointed in June and July when the meadows and hillsides are splashed with botanical color. Autumn visitors can relax among the golden aspens or enjoy the rowdier antics of the elk rut.www.coloradoinfo.com