• A translucent blanket of clouds hangs over the snowy continental divide above Bear Lake Road. NPS Photo by VIP Olsen

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

Entrance Fees & Passes

Fee Free Days in 2014:
January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 15 - 17: Presidents' Day weekend
April 19 - 20: National Park Week's opening weekend
August 25: national Park Service's 98th birthday
September 27: National Public Lands Day
November 11: Veterans Day

Individual Entrance Fees (available at all Rocky Mountain National Park entrance stations)
  • Automobile - $20 and valid for seven consecutive days, including the date of purchase
  • Pedestrians, bicycles, motorcycles and mopeds - $10 per person, not to exceed $20 per vehicle. Valid for seven days including the date of purchase.
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Rocky Mountain National Park Annual Pass
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Annual Pass for Rocky Mountain National Park
  • A $40 pass which provides unlimited entry to this park for one year from the date of purchase.
  • Available at all Rocky Mountain National Park entrance stations
  • You can also purchase online by credit card here.
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Rocky Mountain and Arapaho National Rercreation Area pass
Annual Pass for both Rocky Mountain National Park & Arapaho National Recreation Area
  • A $50 pass which provides unlimited entry to both areas for one year from the date of purchase.
  • Available at all Rocky Mountain National Park and Arapaho National Recreation Area entrance stations.
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America the Beautiful Interagency Pass
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass
Senior Pass 350X223
America the Beautiful Senior Pass
America the Beautiful - Senior Pass
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America the Beautiful Access Pass
America the Beautiful - Access Pass
  • Free
  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.
  • May be obtained in person at all entrance stations or through the mail using this application form. The cost of obtaining an Access Pass through the mail is ten dollars ($10) for processing the application (the Pass is free).
  • Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship.
  • At Rocky, provides a 50 percent discount on camping fees.
  • Can be used at any Federal Recreation site
  • Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Access Pass
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America the Beautiful Military Pass
America the Beautiful - Military Pass

Commercial Tour Fee

A fee will be assessed commercial tour vehicles based on passenger capacity. This means the total seating capacity, not the actual number of people.
1-6 people - $25.00
7-15 - $75.00
16-25 - $100.00
26 & over - $200.00
Annual and lifetime passes may not be used to pay for commercial tours.
Fees are good for the same group for seven days; show receipt for reentry.

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