Sweetwater River Resort 24871 US Hwy 50 W Cotopaxi, CO 81223
It’s Easy to Find Us!
Sweetwater is conveniently located on US Highway 50, exactly halfway between Canon City and Salida, Colorado, at milepost 250 (and ½!). We’re in western Fremont County, Colorado, an easy one and a half hours drive southwest of Colorado Springs and two and a half hours drive southwest of Denver.
Latitude/Longitude: N38º 23.80 W105º.37
UTM: 13 446275E 4250665N (WGS84/NAD83)
USGS Quad: Echo, CO
to Sweetwater from:
Albuquerque – 360
Amarillo – 387
Denver – 140
Kansas City – 660
Las Vegas – 786
Salt Lake City – 564
Trinidad, CO – 150
From Denver or Colorado Springs:
Take I-25 South to Colorado Springs to Exit 140, Tejon/Nevada Ave. Take Nevada Ave, which is also CO 115 SW about 40 miles to US 50 in Penrose, CO. Turn Right (West), traveling straight through Canon City. Twenty-five miles later (past the Royal Gorge turnoff, and over the bridge at Parkdale), at milepost 250 1/2, turn Right into Sweetwater’s paved driveway.
From Grand Junction, CO:
Exit I-70 at US50 (East is the only direction) and stay on it through Delta, Montrose, Gunnison, and Salida, to milepost 250 1/2.
Take I-25 N across Raton Pass and into Colorado. Continue North to Pueblo, and Exit 101, US 50. Turn West, traveling through Canon City. Twenty-five miles later (past the Royal Gorge turnoff, and over the bridge at Parkdale), at milepost 250 1/2, turn Right into Sweetwater’s paved driveway.
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