Kawuneeche Visitor Center - Rocky Mountain National Park, CO - Center that offers ranger guided tours and information about the park


The Kawuneeche Visitor Center is located at the west entrance of the Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. The area is approximately one mile north of Grand Lake, Colorado, a small town known for its outdoor experience. Following Route 34 through the area will take visitors to the western entrance and directly to the Kawuneeche Visitor Center. A ranger station can be found at the center and guests may take a guided tour with one of the on staff rangers. The area is popular with the residents of Grand Lake as well as people from all over the Colorado region.

At the visitor center guests are able to listen to illustrated programs every Saturday night about the Rocky Mountain National Park and Kawuneeche Park. The film can be seen upon request and lasts approximately twenty minutes. The film covers information about the Colorado River, topographical relief, and the people who live in the region. Books about the park can also be purchased at the visitor center.

Backcountry camping sites can be reserved at the visitor center and are issued on a first come first serve basis. Around the center is a picnic area with six picnic tables, six fire pits and grills, and handicapped accessible restrooms.

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