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Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge    

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The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is a 15,988-acre National Wildlife Refuge located adjacent to Commerce City, Colorado, in the United States.

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Dec 6, 2023
very friendly volunteer staff and a super interesting and informative information center. the drive itself was just okay. listening to the narrator as we drove was good but we didn't see much wildl… Full review by DLNY1
Sep 24, 2023
We stopped at RMANWR after arriving in Denver, as it's very close to the airport. It was a nice place to stop, stretch our legs, view pretty scenery and learn some of the history of the Arsenel. We w… Full review by Linda M
Sep 12, 2023
We went to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR for a few hours on a late Friday afternoon. We were looking for a place with a few trails where we could birdwatch near Denver. This place was great. It i… Full review by Bobo185

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Are there picnicking areas? and if so where? What is the lest crowded area on Saturdays? Thanks
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There are picnic tables by the fishing lake and by the “beach” on the larger lake.
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Answer by MFamily3 · Jun 29, 2020
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Are there coyotes there?
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Yes. I live in the neighborhood adjacent. We see them fairly often.
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Hi, I had a 7 hour stopover in Denver and was wondering if i need to have a car to get around the park? Is there a …
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Hi, I had a 7 hour stopover in Denver and was wondering if i need to have a car to get around the park? Is there a guided tour?
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Yes. Once you enter the bison area, you are not allowed to step out of your car. It’s several miles around the park. The park itself is not accessed by public transport. You can bicycle or …
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Yes. Once you enter the bison area, you are not allowed to step out of your car. It’s several miles around the park. The park itself is not accessed by public transport. You can bicycle or walk in but you cannot access the bison enclosed areas without a vehicle.
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The website says most wildlife come out at dusk or dawn. What time did you visit?
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I live ten minutes from the park and visit all the time. I feel bison viewing is just by chance sometimes and weather-dependant, too. They do not enjoy the hot sun and will rest in the …
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I live ten minutes from the park and visit all the time. I feel bison viewing is just by chance sometimes and weather-dependant, too. They do not enjoy the hot sun and will rest in the woods on those days. If you visit on a cooler day, you are more likely to see them up close. Early evening is a good time to go because it’s cooler.
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Can you walk to this attraction from Tower Road hotels?
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not really Tower Rd is approx 9 miles from the RAM. Hope this helps.
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What is the status of my CITES permit?
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For all CITES-related inquiries or permitting questions, contact the Division of Management Authority:
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