To camp in the backcountry areas at Rocky Mountain National Park, you’ll need a permit. If you wait until summer to get one, you’re going to be too late.
How to Reserve a Camping Permit At Rocky Mountain National Park
March 1st is usually the first day that you can reserve a permit online for RMNP. Unfortunately, there’s only a limited number of permits available for backcountry camping at the national park.
To make a reservation online for a RMNP permit, visit these links:
While you can reserve the permit online, you’re going to need to pick it up in person, either at the Headquarters Backcountry Wilderness Office or the Kawuneeche Visitor Center. You may also reserve permits in person at the two facilities.
Visit this link for more information about individual camping areas at RMNP.
Source: Rocky Mountain National Park and Coloradoan