Things to Do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Things to Do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park has a range of exciting activities, whether you are looking for something to do for spring break or taking the whole family on vacation. This park caters to nature lovers, thrill seekers and wildlife enthusiasts, so there is something for everyone. Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA Holiday is situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, making it the ideal place to spend your fun-filled vacation.

What to Do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Here are some of the fun things to do when you visit Rocky Mountain National Park.


If you like hiking, you will love the more than 300 miles of versatile trails throughout the park. There are various flat, family-friendly trails as well as steep mountain climbs for more experienced hikers. No matter what kind of trail you choose, you will get to experience stunning scenery like waterfalls, lakes and summit views. 


When it is time to wind down for lunch, you can choose from a range of beautiful picnic spots throughout the park. Indulge in a delicious meal with your friends and family as you listen to the sounds of nature and gaze at the wide-open spaces of the Rocky Mountains.

Ranger-Led Programs

Would you like to add an educational element to your trip? Schedule a ranger-led tour and learn about the park, plants and local wildlife.


Few things are as relaxing as casting a line on a peaceful lake. Rocky Mountain National Park has over 50 lakes where you can fish, including ice fishing during the colder months.

Horseback Riding

What’s better than walking through the Rockies? Taking a horseback ride instead! Relax with a calm horseback ride and enjoy the sights of this unforgettable area.

What to See in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park offers a variety of sightseeing activities, including waterfalls, stunning lakes, mountains and wildlife.

Scenic Drives

The park also has access to many scenic drives for those who want to take it easy. You can cruise through the aspen groves and lowland meadows or take a long trip past the fast-flowing rivers.

Wildlife Watching

If you are an animal lover, keep an eye out for the local wildlife, such as bighorn sheep, elk, eagles, butterflies, reptiles and so much more. This park is home to several endangered species as well, providing a safe space for these animals.

Book a Stay at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA Holiday

Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA Holiday is the perfect place to stay as you embark on fun-filled activities in Rocky Mountain National Park. Book your stay online today!

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