Directions and Parking Information

Driving directions

From Denver International Airport and/or from I-25: Take I-70 west, exit Highway 58 to Golden. Exit Washington Street and turn left to enter into downtown Golden. Turn right on 13th Street and left on Maple to enter campus.

From Denver: Take 6th Avenue and head west into Golden. Turn right on 19th Street. Turn left on Illinois Street to enter campus.

From C-470 or I-70: Head east to 6th Avenue. Follow the directions above from 6th Avenue.

From Boulder: Take Highway 93 into Golden. Turn left onto 19th Street. Turn left on Illinois Street to enter campus.

Parking information

Visitors to campus during operational hours — Monday-Friday 7 a.m.–5 p.m. — should park in the General (blue) and Commuter (yellow) lots. All visitor parking areas have a pay and display parking meter. Please visit the pay stations to receive a parking permit. Pay station meter rates for General (blue) parking are $1.50 per hour or $8 daily; rates for commuter lots are $1 per hour or $5 daily. Metered parking permits must be displayed on your dashboard. Printable visitor parking map.

You’ll find parking maps at each of our parking meters that can also help guide you around the campus. For more information, visit the Mines Parking Services page.

Please note that some street parking spots require a City of Golden parking permit; please observe all signs.

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