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Keystone Parking Guide

All Keystone Parking is FREE outside of our winter operating schedule/during the summer months (mid-April through early October).

For real-time WINTER parking updates, please follow @KeystoneParking on Twitter.

Parking at River Run: FREE & PAID
Easy access to River Run Village and the mountain via the River Run Gondola or Summit Express lift. Parking for Village restaurants, shopping and events.

  • River Run Gondola Lot: FREE!! Preferred up front parking for families (traveling with children 12 and under in the car) and HOV with 4+ guests available on a first-come, first-served basis while available. This lot typically fills by 10 a.m. on weekends and Holidays
  • Hunki Dori Lot: $30/day, free after 2 p.m.
  • Gold Bug Lot: $30/day, free after 2 p.m.

Mountain House Base Area: PAID
Easy skier access via the Peru lift and offering skier services including Ski & Ride School, Keystone Sports rentals and Ticket & Pass offices. Mountain House facilities include Go Big Burger, The Coffee Corner, Mountain House Food Court and Last Lift Bar.

  • Mountain House West Lot A: $20/day, free after 2 p.m. 
  • Mountain House East Lot D: $20/day, free after 2 p.m.
  • Mountain House East Lot E: $10/day, free after 2 p.m. Free Family Parking (traveling with a child 12 or under in the car) available on a first-come, first-served basis while available.

Shuttle Parking: FREE
The Powerline and North Shuttle Parking lots are utilized as free "overflow" parking as other lots fill throughout the day. These lots are most utilized on weekends and Holidays throughout the season. Highway signage will direct guests to these lots when in use, or, follow @KeystoneParking on Twitter for updates. Our free, in-resort shuttle system provides access to/from these lots and our mountain base areas every 5 -15 minutes. 

Lakeside Village: FREE

Located directly across the highway from the Keystone Lodge, the Lakeside parking lot may be used while you visit Lakeside Village, the Keystone ice rink and Adventure Center, the Keystone Spa and Bighorn Bistro & Bar. For your safety, please use the underground pedestrian walkway to cross the highway, and feel free to drop family members off at the Keystone Lodge before parking. NO SKIER PARKING

Parking for Lodging Guests
All Keystone Resort lodging accommodations provide guest parking with one complimentary spot per unit.. Select properties may have additional spots available or offer garage or covered park. The Keystone Lodge & Spa and Hyatt Place Keystone offer valet parking. Our Reservations Agents are happy to assist you with identifying a property with parking suitable for your needs.To reach an agent, please call 877.204.7889

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In-resort Transportation 

Whether you're traveling by plane, train or automobile, once you've arrived at Keystone we strongly encourage the use of our FREE in-resort transportation system. Heading to the mountain? We have you covered with access to all open base areas. Ready for dinner? We service both Village areas and much of the Hwy 6 corridor with easy access to award-winning dining across the resort.

Winter Schedule

Summer Schedule: On-call only, 970-496-4200 or x4200 from in-resort lines.

ADA shuttles are available, please call 970-496-4200 for more details and to request a shuttle.

By Car

Keystone is easily accessible by car and just minutes from Interstate 70.

Driving Directions from Denver

Keystone is located 90 miles west of Denver International Airport (DEN) and 72 miles from downtown Denver. Travel west on I-70 from either location. Take exit 205 toward Silverthorne/Dillon. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left (east) onto Highway 6. Travel 6.2 miles to Keystone Resort. Note: there are several places to stop along the I-70 corridor for food and gas.

Driving Directions from Colorado Springs

Take I-25 North then take exit 194 to merge onto CO-470 West toward Grand Junction. Follow the signs for Grand Junction/I-70 West and merge onto I-70 West. Travel west on I-70 until taking exit 205 toward Silverthorne/Dillon. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left (east) onto Highway 6. Travel 6.2 miles to Keystone Resort. Note: there are several places to stop along the I-70 corridor for food and gas.

Tips for I-70 Mountain Travel

  • Avoid peak travel times if possible. If you are heading eastbound on Saturday or Sunday, plan to leave the mountains after 7 p.m. to stay out of traffic. To be safe, check the weekend and holiday Travel Forecast.
  • Winter Driving Preparedness 

Winter Weekend Traffic Patterns (October-April)

Westbound

  • Friday: light to moderate traffic is likely from about 4-9 p.m.
  • Saturday: traffic can be expected from about 6:30-11 a.m. with peak traffic occurring around 8 a.m.
  • Sunday: Sunday morning traffic is consistently lighter than Saturday morning, and sometimes non-existent. To play it safe, avoid around 7 a.m.

Eastbound

  • Saturday: traffic typically builds around 2 p.m., peaks around 4-5 p.m. and drops dramatically after 7 p.m. Expect congestion on Saturdays.
  • Sunday: I-70 starts to fill up earlier than it does on Saturday, as early as 1 p.m. Traffic peaks around 4-5 p.m. and drops dramatically after 7 p.m. Expect heavy traffic on Sundays.

*Please note: this travel forecast is based on historical traffic data. Weather, road conditions and accidents are impossible to predict and can have significant impacts on I-70 travel.

Holiday Weekends: When a national holiday falls on a Monday, you can count on Monday afternoon eastbound traffic to mimic a typical Sunday pattern, but with potentially more volume.

Metering: Traffic metering goes into effect during very high volume times and can occur at multiple I-70 on-ramps and/or the Eisenhower Tunnel traveling eastbound. Metering controls the