USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Maps & Directions

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

Arriving by Car:

Principal highways to Durango: Hwy 550 & Hwy 160

Driving from the Denver area:
From Hwy 285 South, turn right on Hwy 112 heading West to Del Norte. In Del Norte, turn right onto Hwy 160. Follow Hwy 160 West in to Durango. Hwy 160 becomes Hwy 160-550. When it splits, follow Hwy 550 to College Drive. Turn right onto College Drive, follow for 1.8 miles. Note that College Drive turns into Goeglein Gulch Road. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Ft Lewis Dr.

Driving from the Grand Junction area:
Hwy 50 South to Hwy 550 South to Durango. Hwy 550 becomes Main Avenue. Follow Main Avenue through downtown Durango to College Drive. Turn left onto College Drive and follow for 1.7 miles. Note that College Drive turns into Goeglein Gulch Road. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Ft. Lewis Dr.

Driving from Colorado Springs - Pueblo areas:
I-25 South to Hwy 160 West in to Durango. Hwy 160 becomes Hwy 160-550. When it splits, follow Hwy 550 to College Drive. Turn right onto College Drive, follow for 1.8 miles. Note that College Drive turns into Goeglein Gulch Road. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Ft Lewis Dr.

Driving from Albuquerque, NM:
Hwy 550 North to Durango. Follow 550 North to College Drive. Turn right onto College Drive, follow for 1.8 miles. Note that College Drive turns into Goeglein Gulch Road. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Ft Lewis Dr.

Arriving by Air:

Daily flights arrive at and depart from the Durango-La Plata County Airport. Daily flights from the Denver and Phoenix area are available.

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

When exiting the airport, follow Hwy 172 to Hwy 160 West. Hwy 160 becomes Hwy 160-550.

When it splits, follow Hwy 550 to College Drive. Turn right onto College Drive, follow for 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Fort Lewis Drive.

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Race day parking information for faculty and staff for August 20, 2012

(Subject to change)
  • The front hill/8th Ave to the stop light will be closed from 6am-11am
  • Rim Drive will be open all day, except 9:30-11am (30 minutes before the race to well after to allow for clean up)
  • Faculty and Staff should take Goeglein Gulch and North Campus Drive to campus on August 20th.  If you plan to arrive after 9:30am, you will have to take Goeglein Gulch as North Campus Drive will be closed for the race.
  • Faculty and Staff are encouraged to park in the following lots:
    • A (Berndt Hall)
    • B (Art Hall/Whalen Gym)
    • G (EBH)
    • J (PPS/Police)
    • K (North of West Hall), P (Bader/Snyder), R (Animas Hall) – this will all probably be full with students/preseason athletes
    • T (Miller)
    • V (Admissions, visitor spots only)
    • W (Student Life Center)
    • X (Union, metered spots only)
    • Lot F (Visitor lot off of 8th Ave) is also available, but will be difficult to get to with the road closures)

Faculty and Staff are HIGHLY encouraged to look into alternative transportation for that ONE day.