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National Wind Technology Center — Local Information

This page provides information for travelers visiting the National Wind Technology Center.

Current Conditions

Boulder, CO weather as of:
1000 AM MST WED NOV 26 2014

Mostly Sunny 32°F (0°C)
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Details & Forecast


There is no public transportation to the National Wind Technology Center.

Please note that the NWTC is not located at the main NREL facility in Golden, Colorado; it is approximately 25 miles north of Golden.

Visit the Denver International Airport site to find:

  • Car rental agencies
  • Shuttle services, and
  • Ground transportation options, including shuttles, taxicabs, and limousines.


See a list of lodging for hotels and bed and breakfasts within 15-20 miles driving distance of the National Wind Technology Center.

Local Information

High Altitude Tips

Before traveling to NREL, please remember that the lab is located at a high altitude with varying weather conditions and plan accordingly. See high altitude tips on VISIT Denver, the travel and visitor website.