MAROON BELLS HOTLINE AND INFORMATION
The hotline will be updated daily by Forest Service staff to provide the most current information so you know what to expect and can make the best decisions for your personal travel itineraries.
MAROON BELLS SHUTTLES
Reservations will be required again to visit Maroon Bells by personal vehicle or shuttle. Each individual must have a reservation in order to load the Maroon Bell Shuttle at the Aspen Highlands parking lot loading zone. Reservations for the season may be made by visiting www.aspenchamber.org.
2023 RESERVATION RELEASE INFORMATION
Maroon Bells reservations are released on a rolling basis:
March 1, 2023 – Reservations for May & June available
April 1, 2023 – Reservations for July & August available
May 1, 2023 – Reservations for September & October available
The Maroon Bells Shuttles will operate from May 26 through October 22, 2023.
TIMES & CHECK IN
The shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maroon Bells shuttle check-in and departures are at Aspen Highlands. Find out how to travel to Aspen Highlands by RFTA bus to catch the Maroon Bells Shuttle here.
$16.00 FOR ADULTS
$10.00 SENIORS OVER 65
$10.00 CHILDREN UNDER 12
ONE-WAY DOWNHILL SHUTTLE TICKETS
One-way downhill tickets will be required from the Maroon Bells Scenic Area to Aspen Highlands. We encourage tickets to be purchased in advance. The downhill ticket reservations allow RFTA to anticipate how much space will be needed each day for one-way downhill passengers hiking over from Crested Butte or other locations.
LIMITED, DAY-OF TICKETS
If limited no-show tickets are available the day of, prices will be higher. We encourage you to purchase reservations in advance.
When buses are not in operation, vehicle reservations are required to access the Maroon Bells Scenic Area.
For groups of 15 or more, please email email@example.com to see if you can be accommodated on a shuttle. These special requests need to be made at least two weeks prior to the day you would like to visit, for a minimum of 15 people, and there are no guarantees of availability. Please include a phone number to be called back on.
TICKET OFFICE & ARRIVAL INFORMATION
Catch the free RFTA shuttle from Ruby Park Transit center in downtown Aspen to Aspen Highlands. Parking at Aspen Highlands is $5 per hour.
If the Highlands Parking Lot is full, alternative parking is available in the City of Aspen’s parking garage at 427 Rio Grande Pl, Aspen, CO 81611. For more information, contact the Aspen Chamber at 970-920-5430.