Parking in Downtown Golden
Parking is regulated in the downtown area of Golden, and parking regulations are strictly enforced by the City of Golden.
On-street parking is generally limited to a 2-hour period and is free. Off-street parking is restricted to designated lots and two parking garages. Two-hour parking in off-street locations is free; parking for longer periods requires payment of a fee. Fees are $2.00 (USD) per hour up to a maximum of $8.00 (USD) per day. Payment must be made in advance at one of the parking payment stations available at each paid parking location.
On-street and off-street parking is free and unrestricted after 5:00 PM, and off-street parking is free on Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. Local signage relating to parking should always be observed, since some restrictions or fee waivers may override general regulations.
More information and parking maps are available on the City of Golden website. Visit website...
Fines for parking violations in Golden can be significant. You are advised that the Continuing and Professional Education Services office cannot be responsible for payment of parking tickets issued.
Parking on the Mines Campus
Parking regulations are strictly enforced on the Colorado School of Mines campus. All visitors to campus are required to pay for parking in all locations. Payment is made using the parking payment stations that can be found in the parking lots. The stations accept payment in cash and by credit card. On-street parking may be available. Payment for on-street parking must be made using the payment stations in the parking lots. Please note that some parking areas are restricted/reserved and are not available for use by campus visitors.
You are advised that the Continuing and Professional Education Services office cannot be responsible for payment of parking tickets issued.
Campus Parking Rates
Payment for parking on campus is required Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM through 5:00 PM. Parking is free all day on weekends and after 5:00 PM on weekdays. Rates for the various areas are as follows:
|Area||Daily Rate||Hourly Rate|
|All other lots||$8.00||$1.50|
For some events, discounts on parking fees are available. Please read your registration confirmation materials carefully to learn more about parking discounts.
A map of the campus showing parking locations is available. Get map