Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado • By: Allison • March 27, 2012
Rocky mountain national park cool geographic features like glaciers overlaying granite more than a billion years old. Geographic Features FUN FACTS .150 lakes with 450 miles of streams .highest national park with elevations from 7,860 to 14,259 .more than 60 peaks (12,000 ft. High) .park averages 13.1 inches of precipitation
, - Hello I'm a pika .plants don't speak Plant and Animal Life Rocky Mountain National park has over 30 animals and plants. Some of the animals are endangered mostly the fish. Some of the plants are the Blue Comlumbine which is one of wild flowers and an animal in my park is a pika. . .
:( Animal life . My park has elk, mule deer, moose, big horn sheep, coyotes, black bears, cougars, bobcats, pikas, mountain lions, butterflies, fish and a example is greenback cutthroat trout, and an example of a bird is a gray jay. A bear crushed my head
Plant life Rocky mountain also has many beautiful wild flowers like the blue bell flower and the kings crown. The park also has the moss campion.
Issues facing Rocky Mountain Pine beetles are eating trees which is killing them Elks are destroying willows and aspen Yummy,
History • In 1879 a women named Isabella Bird wrote a book called A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains. Her book was complied from the letters she wrote to her sister in Scotland. There were also other people and historical buildings.
Activities . Exploring the lakes . Picnicking . Climbing . Fishing . Camping . Studying wildlife . Hike up the rocky mountains . Tours explaining human history
Conclusion This is reason why I think Rocky Mountain National Park is a national treasure. I think the park is valuable because of it's beauty and history about it. This park deserves to stay in Colorado forever. Also, it needs to be respected for its animals and tall rocky mountains. That is why I think this park is a national treasure.
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