Rocky Mountain National Park To Raise Fees Thursday

September 29, 2015
Photo: Rocky Mountain National Park (AP Photo)
Yangsook Chung, left, and Manlim Choi, from Salt Lake City, take a snapshot along a short trail at a scenic overlook off Trail Ridge Road, above tree-line at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, Monday, July 14, 2014.

The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that the park is introducing increased entrance fees this week, including a new day use pass.

The day use pass will cost $20 for vehicles and $10 per person entering the park on a bicycle. A seven-day pass will cost $30 for vehicles, up from $20. A seven-day pass will cost $25 for motorcycles and $15 per person on bike. An annual pass will increase from $40 to $50.

Next year the park will increase campground fees to $26.

Rocky Mountain National Park is the country's fifth-most visited national park and is on pace to see a record 4 million visitors in 2015.