CSU Spur is working to reach full capacity of programming throughout 2022; please note that not all programming is currently available every day. Please check the CSU Spur calendar of events for a daily schedule.

CSU Spur is now open

Come to CSU Spur to learn about and be inspired by the latest research around water, food, and health. 

Visit CSU Spur for a day of activities with the kids, to spend time with friends in a beautiful outdoor space, to watch veterinarians at work, see horses rehabilitate on underwater treadmills, take a cooking class, talk to experts about how to grow your own food, and visit our rooftop greenhouse.

CSU Spur is free and open to the public year-round — visitors are welcome from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, see below for information on directions and parking. If you’re interested in bringing a school group to CSU Spur, click here. For a hard hat tour that provides a sneak peek of the two Spur buildings that will open later this year, register here.

We look forward to seeing you soon at CSU Spur!

CSU Spur COVID policies:

  • Masks are encouraged at CSU Spur
  • Capacity inside CSU Spur will be limited and monitored
  • Visitors may explore and tour the building; staff will be available for guidance and questions

CSU Spur COVID precautions:

  • All CSU staff are vaccinated and/or test regularly
  • CSU Spur cleans and disinfects according to COVID-19 recommendations
  • Hand sanitizer stations are placed throughout CSU Spur

Getting Here

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BY CAR

CSU Spur is located northeast of I-25 and I-70 in Denver, between the Washington Street and Brighton Boulevard exits.

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BY TRANSIT

CSU Spur is the first stop on the N Line traveling north from Union Station and is steps away from the 47th Avenue & Brighton Boulevard bus stop.

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BY BIKE

The South Platte River bike trail connects directly to CSU Spur. The campus has bike racks.

Hours, admission, and parking
  • CSU Spur is FREE and open to the public.
  • CSU Spur is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday (closed Sunday)
  • Dumb Friends League and Temple Grandin Equine Center clients can park in lot V; all other visitors and staff can park in lot N (see map).

Driving directions to CSU Spur (click map to download)
from the north

  • Take I-25 south to 58th Ave. (exit 215)
  • Travel east on 58th Ave.
  • Turn south onto Franklin St.
  • Continue onto National Western Drive

from the south

  • Take I-25 north to I-70 east
  • Travel east on I-70 to Washington St. (exit 206)
  • Turn north onto Washington St.
  • Turn east onto E. 47th Ave.
  • E. 47th Ave. turns into E. 46th Ave. 
  • Turn north onto National Western Drive

Temporary address for GPS: 4817 National Western Drive, Denver, CO 80216