I. Facility Use

Cancellations: You must cancel 30 days prior to your stay, or you may be invoiced for the 50% of your reservation total, up to a maximum of $100.

Office and Laboratories

Facility Fee per Week
Office - Marr Alpine Laboratory $125 /week
Lab Room - Marr Alpine Laboratory

$150 /week


Meeting Rooms

Room Daily Max Capacity
Megaron $250 /day 75
Kiowa Classroom $175 /day 24
Kiowa Laboratory $175 /day 15
Kiowa Classroom+Laboratory $250 /day n/a
Seminar Room - Marr Alpine Laboratory $125 /day 15

II. Dining Hall

Dining hall CLOSED IN 2020.

Meal Cost
Breakfast $N/A
Lunch $N/A
Dinner $N/A
All Meals per Day $N/A

Reservations for meals should be made at least 24 hours in advance.  Individual meals should be paid in advance.  Cash or check only, please.  Children 6 through 11 are half-price; no charge for children five or under. 

III. Housing

Housing at the Mountain Research Station is in very high demand during the summer field season.

Please contact the station well in advance of your group's need.

Moores-Collins Family Lodge

Facility Cost

Day Use Meeting Room/In-house Kitchen (Capacity ~24)


Overnight (Max Capacity 32)*

$630 + $100 Cleaning Fee
  • * A required $100 cleaning fee applies to all reservations.
  • Basic linens may be available for large, long-term out of town or international groups.  $30 per person
  • $100 non-refundable administrative deposit for all reservations

Cooking Cabins

Facility Monthly Weekly Daily

(Winterized Duplex Apartment, 2 BR, 1 Bath)

$900 $350 $65

(Winterized Duplex Apartment, 2 BR, 1 Bath)

$900 $350 $65
Anthrotaxis 2 Bedroom Cabin (non-winterized, woodstove, kitchen with running water, no bathroom) $700 $300 $55

Aspen 1 Bedroom Cabin
(Non-Winterized, woodstove, Running Water, No Bathroom)

$500 $200 $45

Limber 2 Bedroom Cabin
(Non-Winterized, Sink but no running water, no Bathroom)

$500 $200 $45

(Non-Winterized, 1 BR Loft, cold water, no Bath)

$500 $200 $45

Non-cooking, Non-winterized cabins

Facility Monthly Weekly Daily
Basic Cabin $330 $150 $30
Niwot Ridge Shelters n/a n/a $10
Alpine Tundra Lab n/a n/a $15
  1. All cabin reservations must be accompanied by a $100 deposit (or 50% of total cost if less than $100). In case of cancellations, deposits are returned, minus a non-refundable $25 cancellation fee.
  2. Daily rates apply to rentals of six days or less; daily rates include utilities.
  3. Weekly rates apply to rentals of 7-28 days duration. The rate will be prorated to the total number of days and will include utilities.
  4. Monthly rates are prorated for rentals over six weeks. 
  5. All rentals less than 1 month to organizations that do not have have a tax exempt ID must pay the current Colorado state  and Boulder County sales tax.
  6. A cleaning and damage deposit equal to one month's rent must be paid before occupancy for any rental exceeding three months.


Other services

MRS staff support at $50/hour for specialized requests.