Part of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, the Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA) is a 35,000 acre scenic water wonderland in the upper reaches of the Colorado River Valley. The recreation area includes five major reservoirs: Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, Monarch Lake, Willow Creek Reservoir, and Meadow Creek Reservoir. The Arapaho National Recreation Area requires visitors to display a valid activity pass at day use sites where required within the recreation area.
All visitors to Arapaho National Recreation Area must display a valid pass at day use fee sites where required.
If purchasing your pass on-site through the recreation.gov app or website, no printed copy of the pass will be available. Instead, your license plate number will be used to confirm compliance. If purchasing a pass in advance, a printed copy of the pass is recommended for your vehicle as connectivity is limited.
Annual Passes must be printed and displayed on your vehicle dashboard with the quick response (QR) code visible at all times during your visit.
This pass does not guarantee parking availability. For your safety, please remember that parking outside of designated areas is discouraged and visitors who park illegally may be fined and towed.
This pass is valid until 11:59 PM of the date listed on the pass, and only for the date and vehicle specified for this pass.
Passes are non-transferrable, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen, and are void if altered or reproduced.