Map, Directions, and Parking
CIRA is located at the Fort Collins CSU Foothills campus. Located at the base of Horsetooth reservoir.
Parking on campus requires a permit. You can purchase hourly or daily parking. https://pts.colostate.edu/visitors/parking/
Below you can find our mailing address and directions to our offices.
Atmospheric Science Campus
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
Driving Directions to CIRA
|From the Lory Student Center:
|Coming from Denver International Airport (DIA – No Toll)
|Coming from Denver International Airport (DIA – Toll)
|Coming from the south (Colorado Springs, Denver, etc.)
|Coming from the north (Wyoming)
Parking at CIRA on the CSU Foothills Campus:
Hourly parking costs $1.50/hour and can be purchased in the parking lot using the hourly pay machines. The machine for the Foothills Campus is located down off Laport by the Colorado National Guard building. You can also access these pay stations through the Park Mobile application on your mobile phone zone 2017. Have your license plate number ready.
Daily parking permits can be purchased online or at the Parking and Transportation Services located in the Lake Street Garage for $8/day for a Foothills Only Pass
Our other locations
Kansas City, MO
Silver Spring, MD
College Park, MD