Manitou Springs is a small mountain town with narrow streets and limited parking. Tourist from all over the country visit Manitou every year, add those visitors to the approximately 6,000 year-round residents and parking is hard to find.  In addition, fines for parking on residential streets without a permit are steep, $70 for your first violation.

Free parking and shuttle for Coffin Races, Oct. 28

  • CORONADO HIGH SCHOOL, 1590 W Fillmore St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, shuttle every 15 minutes starting at 9am
  • ROCK LEDGE RANCH, 3105 Gateway Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, shuttle every 15 minutes shuttle every 15 minutes starting at 9am

Click HERE to see route closures in town during the Coffin Races.

 

…you are staying overnight at Barr Camp or hiking Pikes Peak (24 hours or less):

  • PAID LOT, BARR TRAIL TRAILHEAD: $44.80 for 24 hrs. (12am-12am) must be reserved in advance at parkbarrtrail.com (overnight guests at barr camp will receive $15 off parking once overnight fee has been paid, details here: http://barrcamp.com/getting_here.php)
  • Have a friend drop you off at the trailhead.
  • FREE LOT at Memorial Park, take FREE incline shuttle that runs 6am-8pm (consider your start time)

…you are hiking the incline (4 hours or less):

  • FREE LOT at Memorial Park, take FREE incline shuttle that runs 6am-8pm
  • PAID LOT at Barr Trail trailhead, $10/hr for the first 4 hours, daily max of 4 hours/ $40 based on availability, approx. 36
  • PAID LOT: Smischny Lot, West of downtown
  • PAID LOT: Wichita Lot, next the the Stagecoach Inn

…you’re enjoying downtown Manitou Springs, including special events (several hours):

  • FREE LOT at Memorial Park, take FREE downtown shuttle that runs 6am-10pm
  • PAID ON-STREET PARKING: in and around downtown (website here)
  • PAID LOT: Smischny Lot, West of downtown
  • PAID LOT: Wichita Lot

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Manitou Springs Parking Office:
719-685-2549
606 Manitou Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO 80829

The Parking Office can be contacted with questions about permits (Center Lane; Parking Lots; Residential), tickets or anything involving the city’s parking program. Open Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm.

If a visitor gets a ticket, he/she may pay by cash, check or credit card during regular office hours at the parking office. Payments can also be made 24/7 online by credit card at www.parkingticketpayment.com/manitou or by phone at 1-888-614-7240. A check or money order (no cash please) in the Police Department lobby drop box (also at 606 Manitou Avenue). Check or Money Order payable to the City of Manitou Springs can be mailed to the Parking office at the address above. Write the ticket number on the front of a check or money order to insure proper credit.

Appeal Instructions: To contest a ticket, submit an appeal 24/7 online within 30 days of the issue date at www.parkingticketpayment.com/manitouExternal or at the kiosk in the police department lobby. Appeals cannot be processed by parking personnel.