Attendee Directions


4655 Humboldt St.
Denver, CO 80216

The National Western Complex is located just east of I-25 on I-70 and is easily accessible by taking the Brighton Blvd. or Coliseum exits.

DRIVING ROUTE: From North, South and West of Denver

From the I-25/I-70 interchange take I-70 East towards Limon 1.6 miles to Brighton blvd, Exit 275B. Turn left onto Brighton Blvd /295 North. Continue to E. 47th Avenue and turn left. The National Western Complex will be straight ahead.

DRIVING ROUTE: From East of Denver

Exit I-70 at Brighton Blvd, Exit 275B. Turn right onto Brighton Blvd /295 North. Continue to E. 47th Avenue and turn Left. The National Western Complex will be straight ahead.


Please note that there is a $10 parking fee charged by the National Western Complex. Please pay with cash to speed up the process. Attendees will park in the DPS Lot or O Lot. Reference the parking map below for more details on the location of attendee parking lots. 

Public Transportation

The RTD-Denver website has a very cool Trip Planning Option located on the right side of its website. You are able to enter you starting location and the VeloSwap location (listed under Landmark, Points of Interest, National Western Complex).

If you have any questions, please contact either RTD-Denver or the VeloSwap office.



  1. Take Market St or Lawrence St north to 26th
  2. Turn left at 26th
  3. Turn left at Blake and immediately right onto the sidewalk on Broadway. The Broadway sidewalk turns into the Brighton cycle track in just 2 blocks.
  4. Take the Brighton cycle track up to 44th
  5. Left on 44th (this turns into 46th)
  6. Left at Humboldt → You’re there!


  1. Take the Platte River Trail north. If you’re not already on the east side trail, cross the 19th Street Bridge to get to the trail on the east side of the river (the west trail ends after 19th Street).
  2. Ride north for about 1.5 miles
  3. Take exit ramp just before the 38th Street bridge (the trail is under construction, so you will be forced to exit). You’ll be at the 38th and Atkins Ct intersection upon exiting.
  4. Cross 38th on the east side of the street and ride north on Atkins Ct
  5. Right on McFarland Dr which dead ends at the stop sign intersection of 44th
  6. Left on 44th (this turns into 46th)
  7. Left at Humboldt → You’re there!

Note: This route is not entirely on designated bike routes, so please be aware and ride with care. Remember to observe all traffic laws, drive your bicycle in the right-most lane that serves your destination, scan for cars, be courteous and signal your turns and stops. And most of all have fun! See you the VeloSwap!