Fort Collins is conveniently located about 60 minutes from downtown Denver and Denver International Airport, and less than hour from Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Boulder, and Cheyenne, Wyoming. Public transportation is available in Fort Collins with many routes and buses that run on bio-diesel or compressed natural gas. MAX Bus Rapid Transit serves major activity and employment centers throughout the Fort Collins community.

Shuttle From Denver International Airport

Green Ride Colorado provides shared-ride airport shuttle service between Fort Collins and Denver International Airport.  Green Ride operates on a regular schedule between Fort Collins and Denver International Airport.  See for a full schedule and additional information

You may book reservations through the Green Ride website.  You are also welcome to call our local reservation agents at 1+(970) 226-5533, they are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


Driving From Denver International Airport (DIA)

To avoid toll charges (E-470 = $12 one-way), please use the following directions:

  • From DIA, head North on E 86th Ave/Peña Blvd
  • Keep right at the fork to continue on I-270 W, following signs for Fort Collins/Boulder
  • Merge onto I70 West
  • Take Exit 0 to merge onto I25 North toward Fort Collins
  • From I25 take exit 269B to CO-14 W/E Mulberry St in Larimer County
  • Follow CO-14 W/E Mulberry St into the city of Fort Collins


Parking permits are available for purchase in visitor lots and parking ramps.  The parking map below indicates suitable parking zones marked with a red star.  The meeting venue (Lory Student Center) is indicated with a blue “x”.

This event is organized by the One Water Solutions Institute at Colorado State University.  For questions or comments regarding Hydrology Days please contact: