Vail Pass Rec Area to open Friday |

Vail Pass Rec Area to open Friday

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – The Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area officially opens and fee collections will begin on Friday. Individual day use passes will cost $6 per person per day. A limited number of season passes are available for $40.- Children 15 and under are free. Season passes can be purchased at the Vail Pass trailhead on Saturdays and Sundays, at the Dillon Ranger District office in Silverthorne and at the Holy Cross Ranger District office in Minturn during office hours. Fee stations with self-pay envelopes are located at all VPWRA trailheads. Grooming is scheduled to occur six nights a week on a rotating cycle of trails.

The area encompasses over 50,000 acres of the White River National Forest extending from Copper Mountain on the east, Vail Mountain on the west, Camp Hale on the south, and the I-70 corridor on the north.-

-For more information please contact the Dillon Ranger District Office at 970-468-5400.

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