to Rocky Mountain RYLA in
Standard Driving Directions to
§ Head north on I-25
§ Exit at #243 on CO-66 going west toward Lyons/Longmont (left)
signs for 36 West through
the view coming down into
§ Turn right at stop sign (by Big Slide and Doughnut House)
§ Drive straight through Marys Lake Rd. Intersection and stay in the left lane (bear left while yielding)
§ US-36 becomes CO-66
for signs after about 2 miles -
is how to get there while AVOIDING the town of
(slightly complex, but well worth the effort)
You want to stay away from the red oval on the map.
Link to the Map (start with the yellow line on the right, which is east)
If you have a GPS, go to the
head for "YMCA of the
§ Go left just after the fairgrounds.
your way to the
left at the bottom, or cross the bridge and go left. Either way you have missed
the congested part of
on CO-66 (
In more detail:
the lake, immediately past the fairgrounds on the left, go left on
§ If you miss 4th, take the next street. Don't miss one of these tiny streets!
§ Continue around the hospital on Moccasin Circle Drive, over the hill.
§ Now you have two choices:
road (yellow on the map): cross the bridge over the Big Thompson river and turn
road (blue on the map): Go left on
Continue to wind along
Go right on Mary's
Go left at the stop light onto
§ Morraine is CO-66 - you want to stay on 66.
§ Go left at the bizarre intersection just after the road middle-divider starts (YMCA sign here).
§ Continue just under 2 miles to the YMCA signs on the right.
In the YMCA, turn left in front of Hyde Chapel, and we stay in one of the four large dorm buildings on the left (or look for the RYLA signs)!