Wild About Flowers

We had a late start to our summer here in Winter Park, and May was particularly rainy at 3.74 inches (average May rainfall is 2.15 inches). Excess rain presents a dilemma in the early days of the season. On one hand, you have to be conscious of such things as lightning, and you must schedule read more

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Rocky Mountain Centennial Year

September 2014 marks Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th anniversary. This special centennial celebration will be marked by a calendar of events including guest speakers, art exhibitions, guided tours and more. To get the full schedule of planned events at Rocky Mountain National Park, click here. We firmly believe that Rocky Mountain National Park is one read more

08/07/2014 Sarah Deals rocky mountain national park

Viewing the Aspen Colors in Winter Park, CO

Fall Drive to View the Changing Aspen in WInter Park, CO Its looking like the last week of August and first two weeks of September are going to be  the prime time to view the changing aspen here in Winter Park, Colorado.  With Rocky Mountian National Park just a short drive away Winter Park is read more

08/28/2012 Sarah Fall activities rocky mountain national park

Winter Park, Colorado #1 for Pet Friendly Vacations

Pet Friendly Rocky Mountain Lodging Summer is the time of year to get out of the house with the whole family and anymore that means bring Fido, or Moses, or Barky along on the family vacation. Well, there is no better destination that this part of the Colorado Rocky Mountains here in Winter Park, CO. read more

05/13/2010 Sarah rocky mountain national park Summer Events Winter Park News

Rocky Mountain National Park Opening

Rocky Mountain National Park Opening May 28th One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to make the drive over the Continental Divide on Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park. Summer officially begins for the park on May 28th, 2010, when the Alpine Center opens.  This drive is a “must read more

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Elk in Rocky Mountain National Park

It is the time of year for the elk to start their bugling in Rocky Mountain National Park. What is elk bugling?  Well, the short and sweet answer is it’s a mating call for the bull elk to say hey Ms. girl elk check me out.  If you have never seen the bugling it is read more

09/29/2009 Sarah rocky mountain national park

Fall Foliage Starting to Shine | Head to Winter Park for the Aspen

Just drove through the Rocky Mountain National Park last weekend, and had a great surprise. The Aspen are beginning to turn colors. There’s nothing as brilliant as an Aspen grove in full glowing gold. The drive up 40 through Empire affords leaf peepers great views of Aspen intermingled with the evergreen. Continuing on to the read more

09/11/2009 Amy rocky mountain national park Tips Wildlife