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Enos Mills

Added by yongli on 10/06/2016 - 16:21, last changed on 10/07/2019 - 13:19

Enos Mills

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As a boy and as a man, Enos Mills (1870–1922) lived a remarkable life. His bond with nature and wildlife inspired him to overcome personal hardship and become a successful speaker, author, naturalist, businessman, and driving force behind the creation of Rocky Mountain Natio n al Park . Today,...

Flooding in Colorado

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 16:19, last changed on 10/07/2019 - 13:31
Coloradans have maintained a complex relationship with the natural process of flooding. On one hand, inhabitants of the arid West—from early indigenous communities to current metropolitan populations—have been attracted to the many resources floodplains provide. On the other hand, periodic...

Stanley Hotel

Added by yongli on 03/16/2016 - 15:07, last changed on 08/21/2018 - 01:07
Designed and funded by Freelan Oscar Stanley , the Stanley Hotel opened in 1909 in Estes Park. The first-class resort helped make Estes Park into a tourist destination, especially after the establishment of Rocky Mountain National Park in 1915. In the late twentieth century, the hotel gained...

Trail Ridge Road

Added by yongli on 05/22/2018 - 15:50, last changed on 10/07/2019 - 13:16
Trail Ridge Road snakes roughly fifty miles across Rocky Mountain National Park , from Estes Park to Grand Lake . Planned and built from about 1929 to 1938, the road provided a safer route across the Continental Divide for the park’s growing number of visitors. Trail Ridge Road reaches an elevation...
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