Rim Rock Drive is OPEN - Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rim Rock Drive is OPEN Be on the lookout for Desert Bighorn Sheep along Rim Rock Drive. There also may be minor traffic delays near the East Entrance over the coming weeks. Watch for construction flaggers on the roadway.
Fees & Reservations
2013 Fee Free Days
To encourage Americans to explore America's natural beauty, rich history and culture, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the National Park Service will waive admission fees the following days in 2013.
Private, non-commercial vehicle: $10
Entrance Fees are paid at the entrance station by credit card, cash or by check.
If your fee is $25 or more you must include a taxpayer ID number on the check or the social security number of the person paying by check.
Please see Federal Lands Passes, if you would like to use or obtain a America the Beautiful pass.
Commercial Tour Fees
Sedan - 1-6 passengers $25 + $5 per person to a maximum of $40
For more information Motor Coach Tour Guide (170 KB pdf).
Non-Commercial Organized Groups
Organized groups such as Scouts, Rotary, Clubs, Youth Groups, Churches, Reunions, etc. that do not qualify for an Academic Fee Waiver are charged as follows:
$25.00 14 people or less
Fees will not exceed the commercial fee for the same-sized vehicle. Youth 15 and under are free. Individuals or families with any valid Annual or Lifetime pass may use their pass for entry at the per person rate. Pass and photo ID must be present upon entry.
Did You Know?
Colorado National Monument's Independence Monument is 450 feet tall from its base to its top. The top of Independence Monument is 5,739 feet in elevation.