Getting to The Fair
HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS
Aspen School District Campus
0235 High School Road
Aspen, CO 81611
Directions to Aspen
To Aspen School District via Glenwood Springs
Take I-70 West/East to Glenwood Springs and take EXIT 116. Take right at 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 onto Maroon Creek Road. Take the first left into the first Aspen Public Schools’ parking lot. See information about parking below.
To Aspen School District via Independence Pass
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. Take the first left into the first Aspen Public Schools’ parking lot. See information about parking below.
Bus Driver Information
Drop Off at Aspen School District
Drop off at Aspen High School is available for school vehicles whose transportation is coordinated and accompanied by a high school counselor that registered with CWS College Outreach in advance. To confirm transportation, please email email@example.com.
*High School Counselors: Advise students that are coming to the Fair but not traveling with you that parking is available at Buttermilk parking lot and Benedict Music Tent only. See information about parking below.
FREE Public Transportation
Transportation Around Aspen
RFTA public transportation is available and serves most locations in Aspen. Within the City of Aspen and Snowmass Village, bus fare is free.
Parking Locations for Students not Taking Bus Transportation
Parking will be available at the Buttermilk parking lot and the Benedict Music Tent. Buttermilk is located on 38700 Highway 82, at the intersection of Owl Creek Road and CO-82. Free school bus shuttles will be provided every 10 minutes to take you to Aspen High School, and to return you to your car after the Fair. Shuttle buses will run continuously throughout the day.
Please note that parking is NOT AVAILABLE on the school campus. Do not park on Maroon Creek Road (which leads up to the schools) as you will be ticketed and possibly towed. Parking will not be available at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC) across the street from Aspen High School.