In 2015, Rocky Mountain National Park will celebrate its 100 year anniversary. September 4 of 1915 saw the opening of this beautiful park, and it is as perfect and pristine now as it was 100 years ago. If you are planning a camping trip at Jellystone next year, make sure you set aside time to visit Rocky Mountain National Park. And when you do visit, here are a few essential experiences you will enjoy.
- Stop by the visitor’s center before heading into the park, their three-dimensional map of the park will give you a better idea of where you will want to hike and sight-see. It is also a great place to pick up a souvenir or two.
- Seeing the backside of Colorado’s most famous mountain, Long’s Peak, will give you a very unique perspective.
- You love hiking, and with over 350 miles of trails, you will never have to hike the same trail twice.
- There is an abundance of wildlife to be seen at Rocky Mountain National Park. From bugling elk to mule deer and even moose, always be on the lookout for wildlife near you.
- Bird watchers rejoice in the variety of birds to be seen at the park. If you keep your eyes peeled, you might spot a magpie or hawk. Pretty cool indeed.
- There are plenty of people to meet at the park as well. From fellow hikers and sightseers to rangers and other park personnel, you will make new friends on your venture.
Before leaving on your camping trip to Jellystone, do some research on Rocky Mountain National Park to discover what is in store for you. It is an adventure for the entire family.