Crested Butte Parking & Resort Transportation Guide

Getting Here & Parking

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Free Parking On The Mountain

The Town of Mt. Crested Butte manages and maintains two free parking lots. One is located on Snowmass Road, and the other is located at the corner of Treasury and Gothic. 


Driving Tips 

Driving Directions from Montrose

Crested Butte is located 94 miles east of Montrose. Take US-50E for 64 miles until reaching Gunnison. From there, turn left onto CO-135 N/N Main St towards Crested Butte and travel 29 miles to Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

Please note: US-50E is currently under construction which could cause travel delays. For the latest information, visit


Colorado Highway Updates

Follow the Colorado Department of Transportation for all highway and pass related information and condition reports.

Be sure to check the Colorado Road Report by calling 303.639.1111

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