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Great-horned Owl Fledglings

Nature/Birding Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park

Your ticket to montane, subalpine, and alpine specialties


Enjoy a naturalist-guided hike and experience the ecology and natural history of Rocky Mountain National Park. We'll look for mountain specialty birds like Brown-capped Rosy Finch, White-tailed Ptarmigan, Clark's Nutcracker, American three-toed WoodpeckerDusky Grouse, Mountain Chickadee, Pygmy Nuthatch, Red Crossbill, Cassin's Finch, Pine GrosbeakSteller's Jay, and Canada Jay. In the summer we can find Williamson's and Red-naped Sapsuckers, Mountain Bluebird, Green-tailed Towhee, Virginia's, Wilson's and MacGillivray's Warblers, and Western Tanager, among others. And of course we can't forget about the charismatic mammals we could see along the way. Opportunities for spotting mule deer, elk, moose, bighorn sheep, yellow-bellied marmot, and American pika abound. Get out of the city for the day and revel in the pristine montane beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park.            


8 am - 5 pm

Meeting Point

For private tours, hotel pickup and drop off is available within most Denver and Boulder metro locations. If outside of pickup radius, contact us to arrange convenient meeting location. Public tour participants will meet us at Union Station, downtown Denver.

Skill Level

Beginner to Advanced

Group Size

1-4 guests (private)

3-8 guests (public)

What's Included

Transportation, professional guide, lunch (vegetarian and vegan options available upon request), snacks, water, binoculars, spotting scope


$495 per group (private)

$165 per person (public)*

*Tour needs a minimum of 3 participants to run

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We highly recommend this tour for anyone interested in seeing birds in Colorado. Ryan researched where birds were being seen to plan a good route, picked us up at our hotel, took us to hotspots where we had some great opportunities to view and photograph birds (7 lifer species for us!), kept checklists , took photos, and packed a delicious, healthy lunch that we enjoyed midday. It was a great pleasure to spend two days of amazing birding with Ryan. We would definitely go birding with Ryan again, and would be interested in joining one of his upcoming birding trips, such as his Colorado Grouse Tour or Ecuador Tour.


-Carol Ann G., California

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