To enter Rocky Mountain National Park between May 28 and October 11 two things are required: a timed entry permit PLUS a park pass or entrance fee. Use these tips to plan your trip into Rocky Mountain National Park.
Voters approved an Estes Park Local Marketing District 2% lodging tax in 2008 to be administered through all lodging properties, regardless of size, on stays shorter than 30 days. Lodging Sales Tax collections are remitted to the state of Colorado Department of Revenue. The following resources will help clarify the requirements:
Online: Download a tax return form DR 1490 (pdf) for Local Marketing Districts. You can also view or download the state explanation of a Local Marketing District tax.
In Person: A Department of Revenue Service Center in Fort Collins at 1190 W Prospect Road, Building D, in the same building as the Fort Collins driver's license office.
By Phone: The Call Center a for vendors with tax questions is available at (303) 238-7378. Press option 4 and at the next script press option 5.
Link to Town Clerk/Ordinance information at www.colorado.gov
Download the press release for Estes Valley vacation homes and B&Bs: tax information press release (pdf)
Download the map showing Local Marketing District boundaries: LMD Boundaries (pdf)