This permits one private vehicle or motorcycle into the park starting at the time window indicated on your ticket. You may re-enter the park after your time window on the same day as your ticket.
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Visitors who arrive by vehicle or motorcycle must have a 1-day entry reservation for each day they plan to enter. Tickets must be purchased online at Recreation.gov or using the Recreation.gov mobile app. Reservation tickets will not be sold at the park. Reservations are good for re-entry.
Annual and Lifetime pass are accepted as your entrance fee. See Fees and Cancellation section for valid entrance passes. Pass holders will be required to pay the $2.00 reservation fee.
Visitors are allowed to have up to 1 private vehicle reservation per day for only 1 time slot. One reservation per private vehicle – reservation holder must be in the vehicle at time of entry.
Please have a printed or digital copy of your reservation ticket available to be scanned at the park entrance station. Pass holders must provide Annual or Lifetime Pass (if applicable) for validation. Visitors are required to have a reservation to enter any portion of the park. Entrance stations include: Beaver Meadows, Fall River, Wild Basin, or Grand Lake Entrances. If you are entering an outlying area of the park such as, Lumpy Ridge, Lily Lake, Longs Peak, Twin Sisters, or East Inlet, the reservation ticket and entrance pass is required. Please print a copy and put it on your dashboard.
Please arrive as close to your 2 hour time slot as possible, starting at the time indicated on the ticket. You may not enter the park prior to your reservation. Once entered, visitors can stay the entire duration of the day and may re-enter at any time.
Visitors with campground reservations may use those reservations for entry tickets. Visitors must book these camping reservations in advance (there will be no same day sales at the park’s campgrounds). You may enter the park on the first day of your camping reservation and must present your camping reservation confirmation. The entrance station staff will also collect applicable entrance fees. Your camping reservation serves as your timed entry reservation through your last day of camping. After that, you need to make a $2.00 reservation prior to entering.
Pets are prohibited on all Rocky Mountain National Park trails, tundra, and meadows.
Bicycles are permitted on all roads that are open to motor vehicles, both paved and dirt, unless otherwise posted. Riding off roads or on trails is prohibited.
Hunting is prohibited in Rocky Mountain National Park.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with state, local, and federal firearm laws before entering the park. Recreational target shooting/discharge of a firearm is prohibited.
For additional information about entry tickets, please visit Frequently Asked Questions on Timed Entry Permit System at Rocky Mountain National Park