Drone footage of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains
Stretching between the United States and Canada, the Rocky Mountain Range rises over 14,000 feet into the sky. Drawing guests from around the world who wish to climb its peaks, study its wildlife or take in its views. National parks in both the US and Canada protect the area so that guests can continue to appreciate its amazing landscape.
The animals found in the Rocky Mountains vary from location to location because of how large it is. There are 66 mammals species that get to call the Rocky Mountains their home. Black bears, coyotes, elk, marmots, mountain lions, bighorn sheep and moose also live in Rocky Mountain National Park.
- Inside Rocky Mountain National Park, there are 5 campgrounds, with 585 campsites.
- Rocky Mountain National Park averages around 3 million visitors a year.
- Roughly 355 miles of trails are maintained for hiking within Rocky Mountain National Park.
- The park contains 450 miles of streams and 156 lakes. Only 48 of the 156 lakes contain trout populations, as cold water temperatures and lack of spawning habitat prevent populations from sustaining in many of the higher elevation lakes.
- Longs Peak is the tallest mountain in the park, with peak elevation of 14, 259 feet.