The Mountain Research Station has its own dining hall serving excellent food throughout the summer.  Dining hall service is available early June through mid-August or when summer field courses are in residence.  Reservations for meals should be made 24 hours in advance and several weeks in advance for groups larger than 5 people.  Cash or check is accepted for payment.  Children 6 through 11 are half-price; no charge for children five or under.

All meals include vegetarian options.  Vegan meals should be requested in advance.

Dietary requests:  Please provide any special dietary needs in advance.  Please make us aware of any food allergies.  Gluten free meals can be provided, however we urge you to discuss your sensitivity to cross contamination with the cook staff to ensure expectations are clear.

2024 RATES:  $15/$15/$19 Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner  ($49 per day for 3 meals)

Breakfast/Sack Lunch: 6:45 - 7:45 am

Dinner: 6:00-7:00 pm

Friday, Saturday, Sunday schedules flex throughout the summer depending on residency.  Please contact the Station Manager for latest schedule.


We are just starting to compile a list of local providers who may cater/deliver to your event at the Mountain Research Station.  Please contact catering providers directly to make your arrangements.  If you are considering alcohol at your event please see our alcohol policy.

Nederland, CO  (Nederland is approximately 15 minutes south of the MRS)

Kathmandu; Nepalese and Indian Food - https://www.kathmandurestaurant.us/catering/

Ubon Thai; Thai Food - https://ubonnederland.com/

Boulder, CO (Boulder is approximately 45 minutes southeast of the MRS).

KT's BBQ; Mephis style BBQ - http://ktsbbq.com/about-kts/


EVENT CATERING (single or multi-day "package" catering companies) 

Please contact all catering services (including CU catering) directly for availability, pricing, and questions.  

CU Events Planning & Catering
University of Colorado Boulder
204 UCB, UMC 140
Boulder, CO 80309