Top 5 Eldora Parking Hacks

The secret to finding a spot in the lot

Eldora is one of Colorado's smaller ski areas, with limited parking capacity. On weekdays, we usually have plenty of parking available. On weekends and holidays however, our parking lots often reach capacity early in the day and we occasionally must hold vehicles outside the resort until space in our lots begins to open up again. New snowfall often exacerbates this congestion.

To avoid getting stuck in traffic on weekends and holidays, we recommend the following tips:

Nighthawks Racing

PLEASE NOTE: Nighthawks Racing is currently canceled for the 2020/21 winter season. 

2019/20 Season of Nighthawks Racing Info:

On six consecutive Wednesday nights, from late January through early March, Eldora hosts a one-of-a-kind night-race series featuring simultaneous alpine, uphill, Nordic, and snowshoe racing.


NEDERLAND, Colo. Eldora, the winter playground for Boulder County, greater Denver, and Colorado’s northern Front Range, is excited to announce that it will open for alpine skiing and riding on Friday, November 1, 2019, for the 2019/20 winter season, a full two weeks ahead of schedule, one week ahead of last winter, and four weeks ahead of our historic average opening day of November 22. This will be the resort’s earliest opening in 22 years.