From breathtaking vistas to active and endearing wildlife, Estes Park and neighboring Rocky Mountain National Park are must-sees on any trek through the Northern and Central Colorado mountains.
Some 63 animal species call the Estes Park region home, including this marmot. These mountain ground squirrels are common in the mountains and can be heard before spotted with their signature high-pitched chirp.
By Caren Baginski
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