Entrance Fees and Park Passes
A valid entrance fee or park pass is always required to enter Rocky Mountain National Park, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Beginning on May 27 and continuing through October 10, 2022, all visitors will also need a Timed Entry Permit Reservation as well as a valid park pass to enter Rocky Mountain National Park. Please see below for additional details and for links to the Timed Entry Permit Reservations webpage.
Credit/Debit Cards Only
Park Entrance Fees
1-Day Pass - Automobile - $25.00
Valid for date of purchase. Covers single, non-commercial vehicle with capacity of less than 16 passengers. Fee will increase to $30 beginning May 27, 2022
1-Day Pass - Per Person - $15.00
Valid for date of purchase. Applies to walk-ins, bicycles, and non-commercial groups.
1-Day Pass - Motorcycle - $25.00
Valid for date of purchase. Covers one motorcycle.
7-Day Vehicle Entrance Pass - $35.00
Rocky Entrance Fee - vehicle entrance pass valid for 7 consecutive days
7-Day Motorcycle Entrance Pass - $30.00
Rocky Entrance Fee - motorcycle entrance pass valid for 7 consecutive days
Interested in Purchasing Your Park Entrance Pass Online?
Whether you're planning a single visit or coming back multiple times a year, enjoy the convenience of purchasing a Rocky Mountain National Park site-specific digital pass online before you arrive.Purchase Passes
You have immediate access to your digital pass and can easily download it on your phone or tablet. Your pass will also be emailed as a PDF and can be printed out for display when you arrive.
Timed Entry Permits
|January 17||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|April 16||First day of National Park Week / National Junior Ranger Day|
|August 4||Great American Outdoors Act (Timed Entry Reservations Required)|
|September 24||National Public Lands Day (Timed Entry Reservations Required)|
|November 11||Veterans Day|
To learn more about Timed Entry Permit Reservations and how to purchase them, visit https://www.nps.gov/romo/planyourvisit/timed-entry-permit-system.htm
Commercial Tour Fees
A fee will be assessed commercial tour vehicles based on passenger capacity. This means the total seating capacity, not the actual number of people.
|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.
If you are providing a multi-day road-based tour, please consider the National Park Service's guidance when it comes to providing such a service during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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
Last updated: May 19, 2022