(CBS4) – Changes are coming for visitors to Mount Evans and Brainard Lake in Colorado’s high country. The U.S. Forest Service will be starting a timed entry pass system starting next month.

Mount Evans (credit: CBS)

Mount Evans is scheduled to open June 4 and the Brainard Lake welcome station should open on June 11.

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The reason for the changes is to cut down on lines, wait times and overflowing parking at trailheads.

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All passes will be sold online later this month.

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Get more information on a special section of the Forest Service’s website.

Jesse Sarles