Can I enter Rocky Mountain National Park after 5pm?
No permit needed: You can access the park without a timed-entry permit before 5 a.m. and after 6 p.m. for the Bear Lake corridor and before 9 a.m. and after 3 p.m. for the rest of the park, excluding the Bear Lake Road corridor.
What time can you enter Rocky Mountain National Park?
Rocky Mountain National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, although certain roads and facilities may be closed seasonally. Located just a few miles from downtown Grand Lake, the Kawuneeche Visitor Center is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, year-round, closing only on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Can I enter Rocky Mountain National Park before 6am?
Re: Can I enter RMNP without a pass? Yes, you can enter before 6:00 am or after 5:00 pm without a timed entry reservation. You are still supposed to have a daily or annual entrance pass to enter the park at any time. Once you’re inside, you can stay as long as you want but you would not be able to leave and come back.
Can you enter a national park at night?
Keep in mind that not all parks are open to visitors at night. Visit the park’s website to find its hours of operation before you head out. When you arrive at the park, we encourage you to be respectful and recreate using the ‘Leave No Trace’ principles.
Do you have to pay to drive through Rocky Mountain National Park?
An entrance pass is always required to enter Rocky Mountain National Park. All passes are available at all staffed park entrance stations.
Can you drive through Rocky Mountain National Park without a reservation?
For access to the park excluding Bear Lake, reservations are required from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. That means you can still enjoy the drive over Trail Ridge Road, hike the Lumpy Ridge area or visit the beautiful Alluvial Fan without a reservation as long as you get there before 9 or after 3.
How early can you get into Rocky Mountain National Park?
The park implemented its timed entry reservation system June 4. It is the first time such a system has been used at a large National Park Service site. It works by allowing visitors to reserve two-hour time slots to enter the park, starting at 6 a.m. Once in the park, you can stay as long as you wish.
Can you drive through Rocky Mountain National Park?
Driving in the Mountains is Always an Adventure
Rocky Mountain National Park has the highest paved roads in any national park in the United States, with Trail Ridge Road cresting at 12,183 feet. … Call the Trail Ridge Road Status Line at 970 586-1222 for the most up-to-date status of Trail Ridge Road.