Permit holders must initially enter Rocky Mountain National Park during their 2-hour entry window. If you have access to the park and Bear Lake Road scheduled entrance. Scheduled entry permit reservations are in effect starting at 9 a.m. For all areas of the park outside the Bear Lake Road corridor.
To visit destinations along Bear Lake Road, such as Bear Lake, Sprague Lake, and Moraine Park, scheduled entry permits are in effect from 5 am to. m. If you have a scheduled park and Bear Lake Road access entry permit, you must enter both the main park entrance and the Bear Lake Road entrance within the 2-hour reserved entry window. This means that if someone books a scheduled entry permit for 7 a.m.
Scheduled Entry Permit Holders Can Exit RMNP and Return as Needed. Please note that scheduled 2-hour entry windows have been established, based on traffic data, to spread visitors throughout the day and help minimize traffic congestion, lack of parking, visitor overcrowding, and negative resource impact at trail starting points and throughout the park. Rocky Mountain National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, weather permitting, 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 am to. Every day, all year round, it closes on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day only. However, regular hours are reduced in fall, winter and spring.. If you want to avoid the popular Bear Lake Road corridor, buy a separate timed entry pass to explore the rest of the park.