Small Group Protests Reservation System Limiting Guests At Rocky Mountain National Park

Memorial Day weekend is typically a busy weekend for Rocky Mountain National Park but, this year, the park's reservation system meant only a limited number of people could get inside.

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- Memorial Day weekend is always an especially busy weekend for Rocky Mountain National Park. With the parks reservation system means only a limited number of people can get inside at certain times. System was put in place during the pandemic, but now it could become permanent.

Small group of protesters gathered outside of Rocky Mountain National Park headquarters at scenesters park, and they say the reservation system discriminates against those who are on a fixed employment schedule and unable to access the park at said times. We did reach out to the park. They say the restrictions are necessary to ensue COVID concerns, staffing challenges, and residual wildfire impacts.