Visitor Center

The Weldon and Rosalie Weekley Visitor Center and Store is open and ready to welcome guests!

Opening Hours

10 am -5 pm, June 5th – September 1st*

10 am – 4 pm, September 2nd – 30th

*Closed July 4th


We maintain historical and scientific displays, an interactive table, RMBL merchandise, scientific and educational books, maps, snacks, and drinks.

Please Note: Dogs are only allowed on the county road due to the many animals and plants being studied in and around the townsite.

Email: for more details regarding programs and retail merchandise.

Phone number: 970-349-7156.

2024 Summer Tours at the Visitor Center

Daily Townsite Tours

The Visitor Center staff is offering Gothic townsite tours covering RMBL science and mining history daily from 11 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 3 pm.

No reservations are necessary unless you are bringing a larger group (exceeding 8 people).  Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts, and we will have you sign a liability waiver.

We have a suggested donation of $20 for adults and $10 for kids (12 and under).

Interpretive Wildflower Hikes

2024 wildflower tour poster
Guests on a Visitor Center Tour