Stewardship • Education • Research

Dirt • Rocks • Fun

Rocky Mountain Field Institute is dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of public lands in Southern Colorado. RMFI is committed to protecting and enhancing the ecological health of our land and water resources by completing projects focused on watershed restoration, forest health, and sustainable recreation areas. 


RMFI builds and maintains many trails at Shelf Rd. Climbing Area
RMFI works throughout the Southern Rockies in wildlands, parklands, popular recreation areas, and wilderness areas.

Thursday, July 2nd, 3:30pm

Come on up for the dedication ceremony of the newly completed Mt. Muscoco Trail in North Cheyenne Cañon! The event will occur at the start of the trail at 3:30pm on Thursday, July 2. Following the dedication, finish the hike to the top or join for refreshments at Starsmore Discovery  and Nature Center. 

Summer Youth "Dirt Camp" - August 3rd-7th

We are partnering with Catamount Institute to host a summer camp for youth ages 10-12. This educational service camp will give participants the chance to get their hands dirty while working and learning about soils and underground ecosystems in Garden of the Gods! Receive a camp discount with the checkout code: RMFI

Find Us At The Waldo Waldo 5K!

Registration is now open for the 4th annual Waldo Waldo 5K Fun Run and Walk Fundraiser, happening on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Sign up early for the lowest prices. We invite you to sign up on our team: The RMFI Dirt Crew!

Volunteer With RMFI

Get dirty and give back by joining RMFI on a workday. We work in some of our region's most spectacular sites. Join us!

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