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.
In Estes Park, getting around the village and into areas beyond its borders is easy. Free Town of Estes Park shuttles make it convenient to hop on and hop off near lodging, restaurants and attractions. Rocky Mountain National Park offers shuttles within the Bear Lake Corridor (don't forget your reservation!) view convenient maps to help you navigate. Look to taxis, limos and free shuttles for door-to-door transport. Or, enjoy the road trip freedoms that come with renting your own car. Behind the wheel, you can navigate your choice of regional scenic drives around the Estes Valley or in the National Park. If you prefer to leave the driving someone else, several companies offer guided tours, including into Rocky Mountain National Park. During these journeys, the guides point out facts and features, making the trips more educational, humorous and enjoyable for all.