Description - A recreation area within the Rocky Mountain National Park covering the western section of the park. This area includes the less popular west entrance and western campgrounds near Grand Lake.
Climate - Climate conditions in Colorado should be taken seriously throughout the state. Snow and ice are common on roads and trails from mid-October through late April. In the summer months snow is still possible but less common. Varying conditions throughout a given day can be expected throughout the year. Remember that summer days can typically have beautiful sunny mornings and short sudden thunderstorms in the afternoon. Please prepare appropriately for your outdoor experience.
This area covers the western section of the park.