Ride a bus
Using Rocky Mountain National Park's free shuttle bus service enables you to access many destination and loop hikes along the Bear Lake Road corridor while enjoying the beautiful scenery without the distraction and hassle of traffic congestion and limited parking. Three bus routes service Rocky Mountain National Park's visitors and run between many trailheads, Moraine Park Visitor Center, and Moraine Park Campground.
Shuttle Schedule: Bear Lake and Moraine Park Shuttle Routes
Buses on the Bear Lake Route will run between Moraine Park Visitor Center and Bear Lake with stops at Hollowell Park, Park & Ride, Bierstadt bus stop, Glacier Gorge Trailhead and Bear Lake. Bear Lake Route buses will run every 15 minutes but may be delayed during periods of road construction.
The first bus on the Bear Lake route will depart from the Moraine Park Visitor Center at 7 a.m. and the last bus will leave at 7 p.m. The last bus of the day on the Bear Lake route will leave Bear Lake at 7:30 p.m.
Buses on the Moraine Park Route will run between the Moraine Park Visitor Center and the Fern Lake bus stop with stops at Moraine Park Campground, Cub Lake Trailhead and Fern Lake bus stop. Moraine Park Route buses will run every 20 minutes.
The first bus on the Moraine Park route will depart from the Moraine Park Visitor Center at 7 a.m. and the last bus will leave at 7 p.m. The last bus of the day on the Moraine Park route will leave Fern Lake trailhead at 7:30 p.m.