ESRL is located in the David Skaggs Research Center (DSRC) at
325 Broadway, in Boulder, Colorado, next to the Department of Commerce National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) building.
Visitors are required to sign in and receive a visitor badge. Park next to the Visitors Center and enter. Security personnel will make a badge and conduct screening.
U.S. Citizens and foreign nationals with a permanent resident ID ("green card") must present a photo ID, such as a current state driver's license.
NOTE: Effective July 21, 2014, under the REAL
ID Act of 2005, federal agencies can only accept a state-issued
driver's license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states
that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. You can find additional details on the
DHS web site.
Other accepted forms of ID include:
DOD CAC card
Federal Agency HSPD-12 IDs
Military Dependents ID
Trusted Traveler card - Global Entry, SENTRI, or NEXUS
NOAA ESRL is located in the David Skaggs Research Center (DSRC) at
325 Broadway, in Boulder, Colorado, next to the Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) building.
Downloadable Map with Directions
Driving from DIA
Exit Denver International Airport via Peña Boulevard.
Take Peña Boulevard to I-70 West.
Split right on I-270 North (Exit 279), toward Ft. Collins and follow across I-25 to US-36 toward Boulder.
Take US-36 (Boulder Turnpike) West.
Exit US-36 at Baseline Road (University of Colorado Main Campus exit).
Keep left and turn left (West) onto Baseline.
Keep left and turn left at the first light onto 27th Way.
Stay in the middle lane and turn left onto Broadway.
Take the second right at the light onto
Rayleigh Rd. and bear right into the Visitors Center parking lot.
Toll Road Option:
Exit Peña Boulevard at E-470 and follow to US-36. Current toll information can be found at: www.expresstoll.com.