Rio Grande Parking Office


  • Parking Reclassification Update – effective July 5th. Please note that parking spots as shown on the attached map will be reclassified as DOWNTOWN CORE parking spaces. Downtown Core Parking Codes and Fees will apply. Review Downtown Core rates, codes and How to Pay on Parking Options.
  • Parking Violation Fine Increase goes into effect July 5th. Changes include a strictly enforced 4-hour parking limit in the downtown core, new paid spots added to the core, increased parking citation fees and a restriction and reduction of the number of construction vehicles downtown. Click here to see updated Parking Violation Fines.
  • Galena Cooper Living Lab will be in place throughout Summer 2022 and will feature parking spaces converted from head-in to parallel, widened pedestrian areas, improved site lines, and a dedicated counter-flow protected bike lane. Click here for more information.
  • For questions or comments on parking changes, please call customer service at 970-340-4334.


The City of Aspen offers both fee-based and FREE parking options. Click here for information on How to Pay by phone or to pay at a conveniently located pay station. For information on parking in the Downtown Core, including rates and location, click here. For information on Residential parking, click here. To learn more about Rio Grande Parking Garage rates, location and times, click here. For FREE Parking Options, click here.


The City of Aspen’s Parking Department’s mission is to provide safe, efficient and convenient parking options to residents, commuters and visitors. The Parking Department monitors and enforces on-street parking programs through courteous and responsive customer service. Paid revenues support free public transportation services in Aspen.

The City of Aspen parking management system is designed to decrease congestion, improve air quality and preserve our small town character. The Parking Department provides information and education on numerous parking options.