The Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute offers a wide range of scheduled learning adventures for all ages.  From hiking to bus tours, our premier educational experiences have something to offer for everyone. Can’t take a class or tour on a day that we have scheduled? The Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute offers a variety of classes and tours at your convenience, based on days you have available to explore. Flexible scheduling is available for most classes and tours, so check out the list of options below for ideas about customizing your educational experience. Call us at 970-586-3262 to book your adventure!

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September 2019

Elk Expeditions

Sep 9, 2019
$25.00 – $50.00

The fall rut is a spectacular display of elk mating behavior featuring bugling, posturing and herding displays. This extraordinary event will be available for viewing from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van staffed by a professional educational guide who will discuss elk ecology, interpret activity and answer questions about elk. Elk artifacts such as antlers, skulls and fur will be available for participants to see and touch. Entrance into Rocky Mountain National Park is included in the…

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Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Sep 11, 2019
$45.00 – $75.00

One of the premier attractions of Rocky Mountain National Park is Trail Ridge Road, the nation’s highest continuous paved highway. Trail Ridge Road meanders through various life zones on its way through the park and over one of the largest, most pristine stretches of alpine tundra in the lower 48 states. Participants receive a unique overview of the park’s history, flora, fauna and geology while viewing landscapes from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van, with opportunities for…

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From Elk to Aspen: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sep 12, 2019
$25.00 – $50.00

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 from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van on a journey in Rocky Mountain National Park. Join a professional naturalist guide on a morning excursion to discover the plants and animals and wanderers and settlers of the park; learn how Rocky’s inhabitants are shaped by this rugged climate.…

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Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Sep 12, 2019
$45.00 – $75.00

One of the premier attractions of Rocky Mountain National Park is Trail Ridge Road, the nation’s highest continuous paved highway. Trail Ridge Road meanders through various life zones on its way through the park and over one of the largest, most pristine stretches of alpine tundra in the lower 48 states. Participants receive a unique overview of the park’s history, flora, fauna and geology while viewing landscapes from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van, with opportunities for…

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Elk Expeditions

Sep 12, 2019
$25.00 – $50.00

The fall rut is a spectacular display of elk mating behavior featuring bugling, posturing and herding displays. This extraordinary event will be available for viewing from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van staffed by a professional educational guide who will discuss elk ecology, interpret activity and answer questions about elk. Elk artifacts such as antlers, skulls and fur will be available for participants to see and touch. Entrance into Rocky Mountain National Park is included in the…

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From Elk to Aspen: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sep 13, 2019
$25.00 – $50.00

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 from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van on a journey in Rocky Mountain National Park. Join a professional naturalist guide on a morning excursion to discover the plants and animals and wanderers and settlers of the park; learn how Rocky’s inhabitants are shaped by this rugged climate.…

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Old Fall River Road Trip: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sep 13, 2019
$45 – $75

Travel in Rocky was not always as simple as it is today. Join us from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van as we switchback through time to traverse the park’s oldest road up to the Alpine Visitor Center and back down to Estes Park via Trail Ridge Road. Old Fall River Road (built in 1914) will bring us to the hard-to-reach regions of the park to see spectacular waterfalls and historic buildings. View the handiwork of our…

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Photographing Wildlife: When, Where & How

Sep 13 - Sep 15, 2019
$270 – $300

Great wildlife images don’t just happen. Creating a wildlife photograph requires a unique combination of skills, including knowledge of wildlife behavior and habits, understanding photographic equipment and techniques, and a large portion of patience, practice and perseverance. Practice photography skills, discover acceptable methods for approaching wild subjects and the photographic equipment and techniques necessary for creating great wildlife images. Meets at the Field Institute Instructor: Lee Kline

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Elk Expeditions

Sep 13, 2019
$50.00

The fall rut is a spectacular display of elk mating behavior featuring bugling, posturing and herding displays. This extraordinary event will be available for viewing from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van staffed by a professional educational guide who will discuss elk ecology, interpret activity and answer questions about elk. Elk artifacts such as antlers, skulls and fur will be available for participants to see and touch. Entrance into Rocky Mountain National Park is included in the…

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From Elk to Aspen: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sep 14, 2019
$25.00 – $50.00

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 from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van on a journey in Rocky Mountain National Park. Join a professional naturalist guide on a morning excursion to discover the plants and animals and wanderers and settlers of the park; learn how Rocky’s inhabitants are shaped by this rugged climate.…

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Elk Expeditions

Sep 14, 2019
$25.00 – $50.00

The fall rut is a spectacular display of elk mating behavior featuring bugling, posturing and herding displays. This extraordinary event will be available for viewing from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van staffed by a professional educational guide who will discuss elk ecology, interpret activity and answer questions about elk. Elk artifacts such as antlers, skulls and fur will be available for participants to see and touch. Entrance into Rocky Mountain National Park is included in the…

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Elk Expeditions

Sep 16, 2019
$25.00 – $50.00

The fall rut is a spectacular display of elk mating behavior featuring bugling, posturing and herding displays. This extraordinary event will be available for viewing from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van staffed by a professional educational guide who will discuss elk ecology, interpret activity and answer questions about elk. Elk artifacts such as antlers, skulls and fur will be available for participants to see and touch. Entrance into Rocky Mountain National Park is included in the…

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