National and State Register

Thunder Lake Patrol Cabin

Boulder County

Built in 1930, the small, well maintained log cabin is a good example of the National Park Service’s Rustic style design philosophy as implemented at Rocky Mountain National Park during the 1930s.  

A black and white photo of the cabin with protruding logs on the corners, gabled roof and surrounded by trees. Someone is standing on the left of the cabin and there are prominent mountains in the background on the left.

Thunder Lake Patrol Cabin

Listed under Rustic style, the ranger cabin has a gabled roof that is covered with wood shingles.  The building’s log walls rise from an uncoursed fieldstone foundation. Listed under Rocky Mountain National Park and the Historic Park Landscapes in National and State Parks Resources Multiple Resource Area.