Parking Options

The City of Aspen offers both fee-based and FREE parking options.


HOW TO PAY

For quick paid parking access pay using the PayByPhone app, the Flowbird app, or use one of our conveniently located pay stations. 


DOWNTOWN PARKING

Parking rates vary by season and hour of day. Parking is enforced 10:00 a.m. to 5:59 p.m. 

Peak Season Rates
June – September & December – March
Monday – Saturday (Max 4 hrs/day) 

  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:59 a.m. • $4/hr
  • 11:00 a.m. – 2:59 p.m. • $6/hr
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:59 p.m. • $4/hr

Off Season Rates
April – May & October – November
Monday – Friday (Max 4 hrs/day) 

  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:59 a.m. • $2/hr
  • 11:00 a.m. – 2:59 p.m. • $4/hr
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:59 p.m. • $2/hr


FREE Downtown Parking Options:

  • FREE 15-minute parking available via PayByPhone or Flowbird (one per day)
  • FREE between 6 p.m. – 2:59 a.m., 7 a.m. – 9:59 a.m. (no parking 3-7 a.m. to allow for street cleaning & snow plow)
  • FREE Sundays & Holidays (see below for qualifying days)

FOR QUESTIONS: call 970.429.1761 or email parking@cityofaspen.com

RESIDENTIAL PARKING

Residential zones are just outside of the downtown core, offering a convenient parking value. Pay using a pay station, day pass or one of these convenient apps: PayByPhone or Flowbird.

Rate: All Day • $8

FREE Residential Parking Options:

  • FREE for First two hours daily (only one 2-hr. session/day/zone.)
  • FREE between 6 p.m. – 9:59 a.m. (watch signs for exclusions)
  • FREE Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays (see below for qualifying days)


RIO GRANDE PARKING GARAGE

Located off Mill, north of Main. Provides all day covered parking that can be purchased by the hour or day. Discounted passes are also available. For more information on the Rio Grande Parking Garage click here.

Hourly Rates:

  • 0-1 Hours • $2
  • 1-2 Hours • $4
  • 2-3 Hours • $6
  • 3-24 Hours • $12 Daily Max

Pass Options:

  • Monthly Pass • $250
  • Business Pass • $150
  • 10 Visit Pass • $60
  • 5 Visit Pass • $30

FREE Rio Grande Parking Garage Parking Options:

  • FREE 30 minutes in Garage
  • FREE between 5 p.m. – 5 a.m. daily
  • FREE Sundays & Holidays (see below for qualifying days)

OTHER FREE PARKING OPTIONS

Brush Creek Park & Ride: 
(At the intersection of Hwy 82 & Brush Creek Rd.) 

  • FREE bus service provided to and from Aspen. Visit RFTA.com or call 970.925.8484 for schedules.


Carpools: 
(Parking Kiosk - Brush Creek Park & Ride)

  • FREE parking for carpools of two or more adults displaying a carpool permit
  • Permits are available weekdays, from 6:00 a.m. – noon

*Qualifying Holiday Days for FREE Parking

  • New Year's Day
  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Washington's Birthday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day