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About Us

Rocky Mountain National Park includes awe-inspiring mountains, alpine lakes, over 350 miles of hiking trails, and a wide variety of wildlife. Each year, millions of visitors from all over the world come to explore Rocky Mountain National Park.

We operate the Trail Ridge Cafe, Coffee Bar, and retail store located high in the mountains on Trail Ridge Road – which crests at over 12,000 feet. From May to October, our staff of approximately 60 employees live in Estes Park, Colorado. Join us for an unforgettable summer experience!

Why Choose Rocky Mountain National Park?

From necessities like employee meal plans to fun activities like planned trips and tours, there are many benefits to working at Rocky Mountain National Park. Read the full list of employee perks here.


Employee Housing and Meal Plans


Learning and Development


A Sense of Community

Live at Rocky Mountain National Park



  • Room and board costs are $101.50 per week and are payroll deducted.
  • Employee housing is dormitory-style living with 2-4 roommates and is located in Estes Park, Colorado, just outside of Rocky Mountain National Park.
  • Amenities included are beds, dressers, tables, a small refrigerator, and a microwave.
  • Must be 18 or over.
  • Laundry facilities are available.
  • No pets or smoking allowed inside dorms.


  • The Employee Dining Room (EDR) serves cafeteria-style meals that include a hot entree and side dishes, sandwiches, salads, fruits, cereals, and beverages.
  • Vegetarian options are available at each meal; however, the EDR chef and crew are not able to accommodate all dietary needs such as vegan or allergy-related restrictions.

Work at Rocky Mountain National Park

Explore Rocky Mountain National Park

You will discover the magic of one of the most beautiful places on earth. Rocky Mountain National Park is a place for year-round adventure and unique experiences. Our employees make countless personal connections and create everlasting memories for themselves and our guests.

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