Overnight Parking - Mitchell Lake

Brainard Lake Recreation Area Parking Reservations

This parking is for those who have *already* purchased an Indian Peaks Wilderness Overnight Permit and does not replace a valid Wilderness permit. Parking reservations for designated overnight parking spaces go on sale at 8:00 am MT / 10:00 a.m. ET March 5 for visitors with Indian Peaks Wilderness Overnight Permits. You must arrive on the entry date, at the entry time, and park in the designated overnight parking area as indicated on your reservation. One overnight parking reservation per night is required for the vehicle and all occupants. Your reservation(s) must be displayed in your windshield for the duration of your stay. Please note: The upper trailhead parking lots (Long Lake, Mitchell Lake, Niwot) are not scheduled to open until July 1.

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