Lodging, Meals, and Attractions



Getting There



The Workshop will take place at the Omni Interlocken Resort at 500 Interlocken Boulevard, Broomfield, Colorado. A block of rooms has been set aside for participants. Please indicate that you are making reservations for the Natural Hazards Workshop. Nightly room cost for a single or double is $128 while available.


Additional rooms are also available at the Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel at 500 Flatiron Boulevard, Broomfield, Colorado. Hotel shuttles to the Omni will be available. Reservations can be made by phone at (888) 825-3167 or online at the link below.

Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel

The Marriott Courtyard in Louisville is also accepting reservations. Rooms must be reserved by June 29 to be eligible for the $89 Natural Hazards Workshop price. Please mention the Workshop when booking. Reservations can be made by phone at (303) 604-0007 or online at the link below.

Marriot Courtyard Louisville

Please note that the Marriott Courtyard is not within walking distance of the Workshop and transportation will not be provided by the Natural Hazards Center. The hotel has a shuttle or can arrange for you to take a taxi.

Getting There

Driving Directions

The Omni Interlocken Resort is about 30 minutes from Denver International Airport. Please see the map below:

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Most rental car may take the E-470 tollway which accepts tolls by electronic reader. Please visit the Express Toll Web site for information about driving a rental car on the tollway.

To take the tollway, take Pena Boulevard to Exit 6B toward Fort Collins/E-470 Tollway.

E-470 becomes the Northwest Parkway. You will travel 32 miles along the tollway. Tolls will be approximately $10 one way. The Northwest Parkway becomes Interlocken Loop, which crosses over U.S. 36. At the first light past U.S. 36, turn left onto Interlocken Boulevard.

The hotel is located up the hill on the left, approximately two city blocks.

Other Transportation Options

Taxi Service from the airport is approximately $80 each way.

The SuperShuttle is a scheduled service that costs $25 one way and $46 round trip if prepaid. Reservations are required for the return trip. The shuttle desk is located in the main terminal. You may also call (800) 258-3826 or make reservations online.

Rental cars shuttles and taxi services are also available in the main terminal. For information on public transit to and from DIA, visit Denver's Regional Transportation District.


Lunch will be available at the Omni Interlocken Resort Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. There will be a BBQ at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Lab on Monday evening (transportation will be provided).

Meals are $30 each. Please indicate which meals you'll attend on your registration form. All meals have vegetarian options. You are not required to attend the meals, but we recommend attending the BBQ—it's a highlight of the workshop.


Sunday Lunch

BBQ Brisket
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Garlic White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
Southern Style Vegetarian Braised Lentils
Roasted Vegetable Ragout with Pepper Spiced Tofu
Seasonal Vegetables
Chocolate and Bourbon Pecan Bars
Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel and Chocolate Chips

Monday Lunch

Chilled Jicama with Lime and Smoked Jalapeño Sea Salt
Three Bean and Corn Salad
Tri-Colored Chips with Salsa Verde
Fire Roasted Beef Steak
Grilled Achiote Chicken
Grilled Peppers, Squash, and Onions
Flour Tortillas
Cheese Enchiladas with Green Mole and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Twice Cooked Black Beans
Spanish Rice
Mexican Wedding Cookie
Fresh Fruit Skewer and Chocolate Fudge

Monday Night BBQ

Guacamole, Chips, and Pico de Gallo
BBQ Pork Ribs
Beef Brisket
Vegetarian Baked Beans
Twice Baked Potatoes
Southwestern Corn
Fresh Fruit Salad
Boca Burgers with Fixin's
Garlic Bread
Strawberry Shortcake
Brownies and Blondies

Tuesday Lunch

Egg Rolls with Sauce
Mixed Green Salad with Sliced Almonds, Eggs, Olives, and Miso Dressing
Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry
Cashew Chicken
Sesame Carrots and Pea Pods
Steamed Pineapple and Jasmine Rice
Chocolate Macadamia Nut Tart
Tropical Fruit Parfait
Powdered Sugar Dusted Fortune Cookies


Flatiron Crossing Mall
This 1.5 million square foot enclosed shopping mall has an attached 50,000 square foot outdoor village shopping area that features more than 200 shops and restaurants.

1stBank Center
This 180,000 square foot event center hosts a variety of special events including concerts, theatrical performances, circuses, ice shows, trade shows and conventions.

Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum
The museum was opened in 2003 to honor our veterans and educate visitors about military history. The museum, which built its collection from community contributions, boasts the only Colorado display of memorabilia stretching from the Civil War to current conflicts.