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Aspen School District Campus
0235 High School Road
Aspen, CO 81611
Directions to Aspen
To Aspen School District via Glenwood Springs
224 Miles, 4 hours
Take I-70 West to Glenwood Springs and take EXIT 116. Turn right at the first light and right at Grand Avenue/CO-82 over the bridge. Stay on this road for the next 42 miles. Enter the Aspen roundabout and take the first exit on right onto Maroon Creek Road.
Option 1 – Take the second left onto Moore Drive (approximately 1 mile from roundabout, immediately after pedestrian bridge). At stop sign, make a left, parking lot on left side. Park and proceed to the entrance of Aspen High School. Parking is limited. If there is no parking available, proceed to Option 2.
Option 2 – Take the first left into the first Aspen Public Schools’ parking lot (approximately 1/4 mile from roundabout). Park and proceed to the entrance of Aspen High School. If you are turning around from Option 1, exit high school parking lot, make a right on Moore Drive, make a right onto Maroon Creek Road, travel approximately ¾ mile and take first right into the Aspen Public School parking lot.
To Aspen School District via Independence Pass
187 Miles, 4 hours
*This route has stunning views and is paved but travels over a very steep mountain pass. It is for the adventurous driver and better during daylight hours.
From I-70, merge onto CO-91 S via EXIT 195 toward Copper Mountain/Leadville. CO-91 S becomes US-24. Turn left onto HARRISON AVENUE/US-24. Continue through Leadville on US-24 and turn right onto CO-82 which will take you 32 miles to Aspen. Take a right on CO-82/ORIGINAL CURVE/MAIN STREET through the town of Aspen. Enter the roundabout and take the second exit onto Maroon Creek Road. See Options 1 & 2 above. Park and proceed to the entrance of Aspen High School.