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Fort Carson, Colorado

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Location/Driving Directions
Fort Carson, Colorado
Fort Carson is located on the front range of the Rocky Mountains and is 60 miles South of Denver on Interstate 25 at Exit #135. The post is in the extreme Southwest corner of Colorado Springs. You can also enter the post from State Highway 115.

Colorado Springs Airport is about 10 miles from Fort Carson. The Armed Forces YMCA Booth, located near baggage claim area #4, is available for assistance. Military transportation is available 24 hours a day by calling 1-800-279-1151.

The Greyhound bus terminal is located at 120 S. Weber Street. For fare information, call the Greyhound terminal at 719-635-1505.Civilian taxi service from Fort Carson to downtown Colorado springs is approximately $10; to the airport is approximately $15.

In August 2002, Fort Carson became a 'closed' post. In order to gain access to the post, all new arrivals should report to Gate #1 on Highway 115 for a vehicle pass or to register your vehicle on post. Your current driver's license, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration information/papers will be needed.

Directions from Airport
Follow the Airport road exit West until you reach Academy Blvd. Turn left
Pass the exit for Fort Carson Gate #4 at B-Street. Continue West towards the front range
Take the State Highway 115 exit South towards Canon City
Pass the Fort Carson Gate #2 exit. After approximately two miles, Fort Carson Gate #1 will be on the left

Driving Directions From Denver

Take I-25 South to Colorado Springs
Take the South Academy Blvd Exit #135
Keep right at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto south Academy Blvd heading West
Pass the exit for Fort Carson Gate #4 at B-Street.
Take the State Highway 115 exit South towards Canon City
Pass the Fort Carson Gate #2 exit. After approximately two miles, Fort Carson Gate #1 will be on your left

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