The Town of Telluride and Telluride Mountain Village are small communities with limited parking accommodations. The Telluride Autumn Classic team has worked diligently to make sure all vehicles are accommodated. Information about additional parking for participating car owners bringing trailers or car haulers will be provided in the confirmation packet once tickets are purchased.
Please note that most lodging options will not be able to accommodate any trailer parking.
Offsite RV Parking:
Special Offsite Festival RV Parking.
If you have a car, motorcycle, snowmobile or Warbird registered in the event or, if you are a volunteer, vendor or sponsor at the 2020 Festival:
These sites are primitive (NO SERVICES: NO Dumping, NO Electric, NO Water, NO Trash Receptacles) so RV’s must be self contained for your length of stay. This is a ‘Leave No Trace’ space. Space is limited and spots must be reserved prior to the Festival. If you have a car/motorcycle trailer that needs to be accommodated, your trailer may also be parked in this lot.
Other RV options:
If you are planning to attend The Concours on the Golf Course, The Morning Revv or plan to visit the Autumn Classic Lounge and any other festival event in Mountain Village, please park in one of the two parking garages in Mountain Village listed below.
Please note that there will be NO PARKING along Mountain Village Blvd or next to the Concours venue (Visher Drive or the Golf Course Member Parking Lot) and the Festival is NOT responsible for parking tickets incurred.
The parking lots below accept cash, credit card or debit card (no pin numbers). All rates are subject to change at any time and signage will reflect this change.
GONDOLA PARKING GARAGE
Follow Town of Mountain Village and Festival signs along Mountain Village Blvd. This garage is located behind Town Hall Plaza next to the gondola terminal Station Village Parking, there are a total of 460 spaces in this garage.
Once parked here you will take the Station Village Gondola into the center of Mountain Village. Festival signs will direct you to the various venues as you step off the gondola.
If you are using this option to attend the Concours events, there will also be a Festival provided shuttle near the entrance to the Gondola that will take you directly to the Concours on the golf course during these hours:
SAT: 9a-4p and SUN: 9a-5:30p
HERITAGE PARKING GARAGE
Located off Mountain Village Boulevard and across from Hotel Madeline, turn west to enter the garage.This garage is walking distance to all Mountain Village Festival venues.
There are a total of 116 spaces in this garage, most of which are located on the upper level. The hotel operator oversees the other 82 spaces with full valet services.
The Town of Telluride provides very limited free or paid parking options. Unless you are staging your vehicle on Colorado Avenue for Cool Cars on Colorado, we recommend all festival guests park in the Town of Mountain Village and use the Free Gondola to attend the various Autumn Classic festival venues.
Town of Telluride Parking Information:
Public Transportation within Telluride Town Limits:
The Town of Telluride runs a regularly scheduled free bus, The Galloping Goose, around town. This bus makes regular stops at the Courthouse on main street, the Oak St Gondola Station, the Carhenge parking lot located across from Clark’s Market and any street corner along the route. This bus runs from 7a-9p, 7 days a week. More service information can be found posted at all regular stop locations.
Public parking during festival operating hours will be provided at several venues. The Autumn Classic will not provide overnight parking to the public. Please use the parking options provided by the Town of Mountain Village at the Gondola Parking Garage or inquire about parking options at your place of lodging.
Festival Provided Daytime Public Parking Options:
There is no festival provided parking in the Mountain Village Core area, please park in the free Gondola Station Parking Garage or pay to park in the Heritage Plaza Parking Garage. Information for parking in the Town of Telluride can be found here and here for parking in Mountain Village.
Festival Provided Venue Shuttle:
A free shuttle service provided by the festival will be available for the Saturday night Hanger29 reception at the Telluride Regional Airport. This shuttle will run on a continuous loop (no scheduled times) from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. It will leave from the Oak Street Gondola Station in the Town of Telluride and drop attendees off at the entrance of the airport.
As the area’s largest property management company, with over 300 vacation rental properties, Telluride Alpine Lodging truly has everything to satisfy your lodging needs. Alpine Lodging Telluride has accommodation options in the town of Telluride, walking distance to all of the Autumn Classic events. They also have accommodation options in Mountain Village with close access to the Concours on the Golf Course.
Reservations: (888) 893-0158
The spirit of the mountains is calling you to this luxurious mountain lodge in scenic Telluride. Nestled in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, surrounded by acres of pristine ski terrain and majestic 14,000 foot peaks, this breathtaking resort exudes a chic, yet rustic charm with serenity and luxury. Beautiful guest rooms, suites and private log cabins feature warm western design, balconies and modern lifestyle amenities. The Mountain Lodge is located in Mountain Village with access to a private 2-minute shuttle ride to Concours on the Golf Course and access to the free gondola to take you to the Town of Telluride for other Telluride Autumn Classic events.
The Peaks Resort and Spa, situated in Telluride, offers world-class outdoor adventure with unparalleled service and genuine care for our guests. Allow us to elevate your experience in the Rocky Mountains with breathtaking scenery, mountain wildlife, and untouched natural beauty. Enjoy a trip to hike, bike, golf, fish, ski and more at the premiere luxury resort of Telluride. The Peaks Resort and Spa is located in Mountain Village, steps away from the Autumn Classic Lounge and a short walking distance to the free gondola and to the Concours on the Golf Course.
Reservations: (877) 310-7378
Lumière is Telluride Colorado’s most intimate and luxury boutique property located in Mountain Village with ski-in/ski-out access. Beyond the magnificent stone facade, you’ll find just 11 hotel rooms and 18 one-five bedroom residences. The Lumiere is located in Mountain Village, steps away from the Autumn Classic Lounge and a short walking distance to the free gondola and to the Concours on the Golf Course.
Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge, is ideally located in Mountain Village and offers much more than a Telluride ski resort experience – it provides luxury living in the heart of one of the world’s most sought-after destinations. The Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge features two and three bedroom residences, where you can enjoy exceptional comfort and luxury that only a Fairmont can provide.
It is located steps away from the Autumn Classic Lounge and is a short walking distance from the free gondola and to the Concours on the Golf Course.
Reservations: 888 728 3318
The Inn at Lost Creek is slopeside, right on Sunset Plaza in Mountain Village, Telluride. The gondola is steps away, as are numerous excellent choices for dining, shopping, and places to just gaze at the beautiful scenery. It’s the ultimate Telluride ski-in/ski-out, golf-in/golf-out location. The Inn is fantastic in every season; there’s skiing and snowboarding, heli-skiing, and apres ski activities all Winter in Telluride and Mountain Village. When you’re our guest at the Inn at Lost Creek, you’ll also enjoy fine and casual dining, shopping, and luxurious amenities that are all just steps away in Mountain Village and Telluride. The Inn at Lost Creek is located in Mountain Village, steps away from the Autumn Classic Lounge and a short walking distance to the free gondola and to the Concours on the Golf Course.
Reservations: (866) 313-7555