I-76, take exit #125 (Sterling) and turn west on Hwy 6 (eastbound traffic from
Denver, turn left off the exit ramp - westbound traffic from Julesburg/Nebraska,
turn right off the exit ramp). Follow Hwy 6 west for 2 miles over the bridge. Turn right (North) on N. 3rd St. Take slight left onto Sidney Ave and continue north for 1.5 miles. Turn left onto County Road 34 and continue west for 1 mile. Turn right onto County Road 39, follow the paved road north for 10 miles.
NOTE: If you are using a GPS unit to navigate, this road changes names several times. Don't turn onto any unpaved roads.
After the large S-curves, turn left onto County Road 46 and continue for 2 miles west to County Road 33. Follow the paved road north on CR-33.
The South entrance leads to Inlet Grove Campground, Chimney View Campground, Cottonwood Cove Swim Beach, the South Boat Ramp, and other fishing and picnic areas. The Elks Entrance is 2 miles north on CR-33, and leads to the Elks Campground, Elks Boat Ramp, the park Visitor Center. Park maps are available at these entrances and show additional day-use areas.