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Hike with a Naturalist: Alberta Falls

Oct 5, 2022

Wednesday, Oct. 5 2022, 8:30am – 11:30am

It’s impossible to ignore the magic of fall in the Rockies, as morning sunlight glows through golden aspen leaves and elk bugles echo in the distance. Experience these autumnal wonders on foot as you join a professional naturalist guide on a morning excursion to discover the plants, animals, and wanderers and settlers of the park. Learn how Rocky’s inhabitants are shaped by the rugged climate.

This hike is approximately 2 miles in length, with an elevation gain of 260 feet and a maximum elevation of 9,400 feet.

Participants will meet at the Fall River Visitor Center on the East side of Rocky Mountain National Park and travel to the trailhead together in Rocky Mountain Conservancy vehicles. Park entrance fees are included with your reservation.

Instructor: Olivia Gonzales, Rocky Mountain Conservancy Education Fellow
Required Gear: sturdy hiking shoes or boots, day pack with plenty of water, snacks, an extra layer, rain gear, and sun protection, camera (optional)
This is a Level III course: Moderate hike of less than five miles per day with elevation gain of less than 1,000 ft.