DIRECTIONS / PARKING

CONTRUCTION ALERT – PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY 

We have been made aware that there will be road construction on I-25 as you make your way to Castle Rock for the Elephant Rock Ride.  Please plan accordingly as we are still requesting that all cyclists be on their select course no later than 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 6, with the exception of the Family Fun Ride that starts at 9:00 a.m.

Bridge Construction on I-25 both Saturday & Sunday
 

When
Saturday night, June 5, from 7:00 p.m. through Sunday mid afternoon, June 6 around 1:00 p.m. 

Where

FULL closure of northbound I-25 and double lane closures on southbound I-25 from Ridgegate Parkway to Lincoln Avenue.

Impact

Extreme delays of up to two hours on the northbound side and more than 45 minutes on the southbound side.  

Heaviest congestion will be Saturday evening and Sunday mid-morning through the afternoon. 

See full details here.

 

PARKING IS TRICKY WITH SO MANY OF US CONGREGATING IN A SMALL TOWN. HOWEVER, HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO MAKE YOUR PARKING FAST AND RELATIVELY PAIN-FREE. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO COME TO TOWN ON SATURDAY FOR THE FIRST DAY OF THE BIKE EXPO OR CARPOOL ON SUNDAY!

From Denver: Exit 181 (Plum Creek Parkway) accesses the largest number of parking spots around the Fair Grounds. Parking attendants and Law Enforcement will be waiting for you at the bottom of this exit to direct you to the closest available parking. Exit #182 (Wilcox St.) is also a great option to find parking downtown. There is a wide variety of hastle-free parking options scattered throughout the town to spread out the steady stream of cars. Please be considerate of the local merchants that are open and only park in designated areas. You may have to ride your bike up to a mile to get to the start/registration area. Please see the map below for directions to the designated areas.

From Colorado Springs: Your best option when coming form the south is to exit northbound I25 on exit #174 (Tomah Road) and continue north on the I25 Frontage road on the east side of the Highway. Just before entering Castle Rock,

Downtown Castle Rock Parking: Exit #182 is a good option to find parking downtown. PLEASE be considerate of the local merchants that are open and ONLY park in designated areas. See map below for parking areas in Castle Rock.

ADDITIONAL MAPS