MAPS AND DIRECTIONS

From Denver–330 miles:

  • Take Interstate 70 west to Grand ç Junction; go south on Route 50 to Montrose
  • Continue south on Route 550 to Ridgway, then turn right on Route 62
  • Follow this to Route 145 and turn left
  • Follow the signs into Telluride

From Grand Junction–127 miles:

  • Take US-50 E
  • Continue on US-50 E.
  • Stay straight to go onto S. Townsend Ave./US 550
  • Continue to follow US-550 S.
  • Turn right on Sherman St/CO-62
  • Follow CO-62 W
  • Turn left onto CO-145 and follow to Telluride

From Durango–125 miles:

  • Follow Route 160 from Durango to Mancos
  • Turn right onto Route 184 toward Dolores
  • Turn right onto Route 145, just south of Dolores
  • Follow 145 towardTelluride
  • Approximately 3 miles outside of town, there is a T-intersection—turn right and follow signs into Telluride

From Phoenix–485 miles:

  • Take I-10 W
  • Follow I-17 N, US-89 N and US-160 E  to W Empire St. in Cortez
  • Follow CO-145 N to Telluride

From Colorado Springs–300 miles:

  • Take Route 24 west
  • Turn south on 258/24 and proceed to Route 50
  • Turn right on Route 50
  • Proceed over Monarch Pass into Gunnison and then to Montrose
  • Turn left on Townsend and follow Route 550 south to Ridgway
  • In Ridgway, turn right on Route 62
  • Follow this to Route 145 and turn left
  • Follow the signs into Telluride

From Montrose–67 miles:

  • Go south on Route 550 to Ridgway, then turn right on Route 62
  • Follow this to Route 145 and turn left
  • Follow the signs into Telluride

From Albuquerque–351 miles:

  • Take I 40 W
  • To US 491 N to W. Empire St. in Cortez
  • Follow CO-145 N to Telluride

Other Distances for Driving:

  • Cortez, CO – 75 miles
  • Gunnison, CO – 125 miles
  • Las Vegas, NV – 585 miles
  • Mesa Verde, CO – 100 miles
  • Moab, UT – 130 miles
  • Ouray, CO – 50 miles
  • Ridgway, CO – 38 miles
  • Salt Lake City, UT – 366 miles
  • Santa Fe, NM – 280 miles
  • Silverton, CO – 73 miles