Transportation and Parking

Nederland is a small town and parking is limited; please help by carpooling or taking the bus.

Bus to ShowBus to Show

A shuttle provided by Bus To Show will run to Nederland from Denver and Boulder during the Festival.
Click here to reserve your spot on the party bus!

Public Transportation

Catch the N Bus from Boulder to Nederland. There is a HUGE parking lot at 6th and Canyon in Boulder next to the Justice center and a bus stop across the street. Go to the RTD website for info on routes and schedules for the front range.

Driving Directions

FROM BOULDER: Take Canyon Drive (HWY 119) 17 miles West (up) to Nederland.

FROM WESTBOUND I-70: Take I-25 North to HWY 36 (Boulder Turnpike) and follow it into Boulder. Turn Left on Canyon Drive (HWY 119) and go 17 miles West (up) to Nederland.

FROM EASTBOUND I-70: Take Exit 244 (Route 6) to HWY119 and turn left (North). Follow that through Blackhawk/Central City, down past Rollinsville and on into Nederland.

ALTERNATE ROUTES: Scenic routes to Nederland from Denver include HWY 6 to HWY 93 and from HWY 93 to HWY 119 (Peak to Peak):


You will be directed to parking once you reach Nederland. Parking is first come, first served. There is a parking lot located on East Street right off Boulder Canyon Drive (HWY 119) as you enter town from the east. You may also park in the Park-n-Ride lot at Jackson Street and West 2nd Street (Peak to Peak Hwy). If there is no space in the town lots, parking is available at the Caribou Room and on Indian Peaks Drive (one mile north of town on the Peak to Peak Highway); a shuttle will take you to the Park-n-Ride lot in downtown Nederland.

Please be mindful when parking on the street and DO NOT park in front of driveways. Nederland is a very small town so please plan on parking once and not re-parking to keep traffic down. Everything is walkable. DO NOT park where is say “No Parking.” You may be ticketed and/or towed.