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Driving Directions

OJC is one of the finest Community Colleges in Colorado

Directions to OJC

Coming from the Denver, Colorado Springs, or Pueblo areas:

  • Take I-25 SOUTH until you get to Pueblo.
  • About three miles into Pueblo, take the Hwy 50 EAST exit (Exit 100A).
  • Follow Hwy 50 East for 60 miles until you get to La Junta. You will travel through the towns of Fowler, Manzanola, Rocky Ford and Swink.
  • Once you get to La Junta, turn right (south) at Colorado Ave.
  • Follow Colorado Ave. 18th street. The college is located at 1802 Colorado Ave.

Coming from the Durango, Alamosa, or Monte Vista areas:

  • Go East on Hwy 160.
  • In Walsenburg, CO, Hwy 160 becomes Hwy 10 around the I-25 exit.
  • Continue to travel on Hwy 10 (Hwy 160) for about 70 miles.
  • Hwy 10 will meet Hwy 50 in La Junta. Turn right at Hwy 50.
  • At Colorado Ave, turn right.
  • Follow Colorado up to 18th street. The college is at 1802 Colorado Ave.

Coming from the New Mexico or Trinidad areas:

  • Take I-25 NORTH until you get to Trinidad, CO.
  • Take I-25 Exit 13 onto Hwy 160 (a.k.a. West Main St. in Trinindad).
  • Follow Hwy 160 to the Hwy 160/350 junction.
  • Take Hwy 350 (don't turn to continue on Hwy 160)
  • Hwy 350 will bring you into La Junta on West 5th.
  • Drive down West 5th Street in La Junta until you get to Colorado Ave.
  • At Colorado Ave, turn right.
  • Follow Colorado up to 18th street. The college is at 1802 Colorado Ave.

Coming from the Amarillo, TX area:

  • From the I-40/I-27 junction, Take the Canyon Expressway which turns into Hwy 287 just North of Amarillo.
  • Continue North on Hwy 287 past the Texas border, through Oklahoma, and into Colorado.
  • In Colorado, follow Hwy 287 until you get to Lamar, CO. Hwy 287 runs into Main Street in Lamar which then runs into Hwy 50 West.
  • Stay on Hwy 50 West until you get to La Junta (about 60 miles from Lamar).
  • In La Junta, Turn Left at Colorado Ave.
  • Follow Colorado up to 18th street. The college is at 1802 Colorado Ave.

Coming from the Kansas Area:

  • Take Hwy 50 West.
  • In Lamar, CO, you will need to turn right in order to stay on Hwy 50 West.
  • Stay on Hwy 50 West until you get to La Junta (about 60 miles from Lamar).
  • In La Junta, turn left at Colorado Ave.
  • Follow Colorado to 18th street. The college is at 1802 Colorado Ave.

 

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