Campus Maps and Directions

Fort Lewis College Map and Directions

Please use the Google map at right to get specific directions from your location to and from campus or scroll down to view basic directions from major cities in our region.

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Directions

Arriving by Car:

Principal highways to Durango: U.S. 550 and U.S. 160

Driving from the Denver area:
From U.S. 285 South, turn right on CO 112 heading west to Del Norte. In Del Norte, turn right onto U.S. 160. Follow U.S. 160 West into Durango. U.S. 160 becomes U.S. 160-550. When it splits, follow U.S. 550 to College Drive. Turn right onto College Drive, follow for 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Fort Lewis Drive. Follow signs to the Office of Admission & Advising.

Driving from the Grand Junction area:
U.S. 50 South to U.S. 550 South to Durango. U.S. 550 becomes Main Avenue. Follow Main Avenue through downtown Durango to 8th Street. Turn left on 8th Street. When it dead-ends, turn left on 8th Avenue. Follow to top of the hill. At the traffic light, turn left and follow signs to the Office of Admission & Advising.

Driving from Colorado Springs - Pueblo areas:
I/25 South to U.S. 160 West into Durango. U.S. 160 becomes U.S. 160-550. When it splits, follow U.S. 550 to College Drive. Turn right onto College Drive, follow for 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Fort Lewis Drive. Follow signs to the Office of Admission and Advising.

Driving from Albuquerque, NM:
U.S. 550 North to Durango. Follow U.S. 550 North to College Drive. Turn right onto College Drive, follow for 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Fort Lewis Drive. Follow signs to the  Office of Admission & Advising.

Arriving by Air:

Daily flights arrive at and depart from the Durango-La Plata County Airport. Daily flights from the Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas-Fort Worth are available.

Fort Lewis College is located about 20 minutes from the airport.

When exiting the airport, follow CO 172 to U.S. 160 West. U.S. 160 becomes U.S. 160-550.

When it splits, follow U.S. 550 to College Drive. Turn right onto College Drive and follow for 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Fort Lewis Drive and follow signs to the Office of Admission & Advising.

Parking on Campus

September - April

- Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Parking permits are required for all vehicles on campus.

- After 5:00 PM and on weekends - Parking is FREE!

May - August

- Summer parking is FREE!

Faculty/Staff/Students

Purchase a parking pass for the semester or academic year at the Cashier's Office in Berndt Hall or at Police and Parking Services in Aspen Hall.

Visitors

Visitors to campus have several options for parking:

  • Visitors going on a campus tour can get a free parking permit from the Office of Admission & Advising in Kroeger Hall.
  • There are limited free visitor spaces in the Admission Lot.
  • Daily permits are available at Aspen Hall or from solar powered vending machines located beside the campus information stations on 8th Avenue and Fort Lewis Drive. As you approach campus from either direction, you will see a pull-off area containing a large sign, one on the "front hill" (8th Avenue) and the other along the route from the "back hill" (Fort Lewis Drive, bordering the golf course).
  • There are metered spaces in the Art Lot, EBH Lot, CSWS Lot, and the Union Visitor Lot.
  • Download the campus map for locations of these lots and buildings.