Manitou Springs Paid Public Parking

Manitou Springs is a small mountain town with narrow streets and limited parking. Tourists from all over the country visit Manitou every year. Add those visitors to the approximately 6,000 year-round residents and parking is limited. In addition, residential parking areas are now permitted.  Fines for parking on residential streets without a permit are $70 for the first violation. When you visit Manitou Springs park in the FREE LOT AT MEMORIAL PARK and use the free shuttle to get around town, or choose to park in a paid public parking lot in the downtown area.  Review your parking options before you come to town and avoid the hassle of a parking fine.

FREE PARKING AND FREE SHUTTLE TO TOWN: Memorial Park, Manitou Springs 80829 (Most updated info here.)


  • Downtown Paid Lots (Witchita or Smischny Lot) $1/hr, 1-4 hr or $5/day til midnight
  • On-street parking $1/hour, 1-3 hrs OR $2/hour, 4-5 hrs OR $3/hour, 6-12 hrs
  • Barr Trailhead parking $10/hr, $40 daily max/day (available via online reservation only HERE.

For a complete list of parking options and prices go HERE.