Fees & Passes

Fee Free Days in 2015:
January 19: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 14 - 16: Presidents' Day weekend
April 18 - 19: National Park Week's opening weekend
August 25: National Park Service's Birthday
September 26: 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

NPS/Ann Schonlau

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
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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.


Your Fee Dollars at Work

The Federal lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA) funds projects in Rocky Mountain National Park that will help improve visitor experience and protect resources for future generations. Since 1997, over $60 million of entrance and camping fees has been spent on various improvements and projects in Rocky. The projects completed in 2013 include the following:

  • Sewer upgrades to piping in Moraine Park Campground
  • Comfort station remodels at Aspenglen Campground
  • Historic rock walls rehabilitated on Trail Ridge Road
  • Trails rehabilitated on Flattop Mountain, Finch Lake, Lawn Lake and North Inlet
  • Park roadways striped and road shoulders stabilized
  • Constructed accessible campsites in Aspenglen Campground
  • Solid waste collection improved to reduce visitor and bear confrontations
  • Mitigate hazard trees alond the road corridors for visitor safety

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