9/22/2018, 9/24/2018, 9/27/2018, 9/28/2018, 9/29/2018, 10/1/2018, 10/4/2018, 10/5/2018, 10/6/2018, 10/8/2018, 10/11/2018, 10/12/2018, 10/13/2018
- Location: Rocky Mountain Conservancy — Field Institute
- 1895 Fall River Rd., Estes Park, CO 80517
- Host Organization: Rocky Mountain Conservancy — Field Institute
- Price: $50 per adult; $25 per child age 12 and under
- From: 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
- Science & Nature, Special Event
The fall rut is a spectacular display of elk mating behavior which includes bugling, posturing, and herding. This widely attended and extraordinary event will be available for viewing from the comfort of a 14-passenger bus or 12-passenger van staffed by a professional educational guide who will discuss elk ecology, interpret activity and answer questions pertaining to elk.
Elk artifacts such as antlers, skulls, and fur will also be available for participants to see and touch.