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Fees and Permits
Fees and Permits

All fees are in-addition to park pass/ entrance fees and priced per-day unless otherwise noted.

Parks Passes

  • Daily Vehicle Pass: $9
  • Annual Pass: $80 (affixed) or $120 (hang tag)
  • Aspen Leaf Annual Pass (64+): $70

For more information on passes, including purchasing multiple vehicle passes, large quantity discounts and specialty passes such as disability, military, etc, see the Parks Pass Information page.


Additionally a Parks Pass is required for each day of camping

  • Basic campsite: $28

Camping reservations cannot be made by calling Staunton State Park.

  • Reservations can be made online or made over the phone through Aspira by calling at 1-800-244-5613. 


Group Events/Picnic Areas

Note: Prices below include a non-refundable reservation fee of $10.

  • Ranch Hand Picnic Area: $160
  • Davis Pond Picnic Area: $100
  • Amphitheater: $100
  • Visitor Center: $160
  • For details, see the Ranch Hand Picnic Area page or for reservations please call 303-816-0912.

Photo Permits 

Our most common photo permit is $45.  These permits are for a calendar quarter.  

Special Activity Agreements  

​A Special Activity Agreement (SAA)/ Permit may be required if you want to do an unusual activity or hold an organized group activity.  For information on Special Activity Agreements, please contact the park by email at  We usually need at least 2 weeks notice.  

What kinds of events usually require a Special Activity Permit?

Some examples are:

  • Professional photography
  • Photography used for advertising
  • Filming
  • Commercial Events
  • Businesses conducting sales, programs, guides or any business on park property
  • Weddings
  • Running events
  • Unguided school or church groups
  • Organized groups
  • Group skills training

The Parks and Wildlife Commission has the authority to raise daily individual/walk-in or vehicle entry fees by up to $1 per year, and annual passes up to $10 per year.