Campus Visit

Maps, Directions & Parking

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. At the roundabout, exit right onto Fort Lewis Drive. Follow the signs to Admission Office for daily visits or Fridays at the Fort event parking.

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 or Fridays at the Fort event parking.

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. At the roundabout, exit right onto Fort Lewis Drive. Follow signs to Admission Office for daily visits or Fridays at the Fort event parking.

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. At the roundabout, exit right onto Fort Lewis Drive. Follow the signs to Admission Office for daily visits or Fridays at the Fort event parking.

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

Daily Visits: Limited parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Office of Admission and Advising in Kroeger Hall. If the Kroeger Hall lot is full, visitors are welcome to park in any of the commuter lots on campus. Parking passes will be emailed to you with your visit confirmation; please print that email and display your permit clearly in your windshield. If you forget your permit, you may also get one at the Admission front desk on arrival. Permits are not valid in metered parking spaces or specially designated spaces.

Fridays at the Fort: Attendees for Fridays at the Fort are encouraged to park in the Stadium Lot on the north side of campus. Directional signs and balloons will guide you to the Student Union from that lot. Parking passes will be emailed to you with your registration confirmation; please print that email and display your permit clearly in your windshield. If you forget your permit, you may also get one at check-in on arrival or you may stop at one of the kiosks on the edge of campus and purchase a daily permit. Permits are valid in all commuter lots, but are not valid in metered parking spaces or specially designated spaces.

Click here to download the campus map.

Parking Map