Bus to Maroon Bells starts today | AspenTimes.com

Bus to Maroon Bells starts today

Staff report

The Maroon Bells bus service begins for the summer today, and travel on Maroon Creek Road by private vehicles will be restricted.

The bus, operated by the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, will depart daily from Aspen Highlands. All day users will be required to take the bus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $6 per person for adults and $4 per person for seniors and children ages 6 to 16. Children younger than 6 ride for free.

There are a handful of exceptions to the restrictions on motorized travel. People can drive if they are camping in the Maroon Valley campgrounds, are hauling 11 or more passengers, traveling with people with disabilities or are transporting horses. Permits are required and available at the Maroon Bells Welcome Station.

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