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Driving directions

 

The Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute is located on the campus of Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA.

We are on the northwest corner of the campus, on the corner of D Street and Dean Nicholson Boulevard.

Our address is
401 E. Dean Nicholson Blvd.
Ellensburg, WA 98926

In the Google Map above, click on the "A" marker. In the dialog box that pops up, click "Directions." You will be prompted to enter your starting location, and Google Maps will provide you with turn by turn directions to get to CHCI.

Driving from Seattle and points west of Ellensburg

Travel east on Interstate 90.

Merge onto US-97 N via exit 106 toward Ellensburg/Wenatchee.

Drive over the interstate and stop at the four-way stop sign. As you drive straight through the intersection, the road becomes University Way. Follow University Way east for 2.1 miles into town. Beginning July 14, D street will be closed between University Way and 14th/Dean Nicholson Blvd. We suggest using the google map route shown, follow Water Street north until you reach 14th Avenue. Turn right and follow easterly until you reach the corner of D. Street. CHCI is located directly ahead of you.

This is the intersection of D Street and 14th/Dean Nicholson Blvd. Cross D Street and pull into the parking lot on your right. Parking is free on the weekends.

Driving from Spokane and points east of Ellensburg

Travel west on Interstate 90.

Take the first Ellensburg exit, number 109. Take a right off of the off-ramp onto Canyon Road.

As you drive north on Canyon Road it becomes Main Street. Follow Main Street north until you reach the intersection of Main Street and University Way. Beginning July 14, D street will be closed between University Way and 14th/Dean Nicholson Blvd. We suggest using the google map route shown. Follow Main Street north until you reach 14th Avenue. Turn right and follow easterly until you reach the corner of D. Street. CHCI is located directly ahead of you.

This is the intersection of D Street and 14th/Dean Nicholson Blvd. Cross D Street and pull into the parking lot on your right. Parking is free on the weekends.

Driving from Wenatchee and points north of Ellensburg

Take US 97 southbound over Blewett Pass into Ellensburg. Turn left (east) onto University Way. Follow University Way east for about 2 miles.

Beginning July 14, D street will be closed between University Way and 14th/Dean Nicholson Blvd. We suggest using the google map route shown, follow Water Street north until you reach 14th Avenue. Turn right and follow easterly until you reach the corner of D. Street. CHCI is located directly ahead of you.

This is the intersection of D Street and 14th/Dean Nicholson Blvd. Cross D Street and pull into the parking lot on your right. Parking is free on the weekends.

Driving from Yakima and points south of Ellensburg

Take I-82 northbound towards Ellensburg. I-82 meets up with westbound I-90. Take the very first exit, number 109, into Ellensburg. Take a right off the off-ramp and follow Canyon Road which turns into Main Street.

Follow Main Street to intersection of Main and University Way. Beginning July 14, D street will be closed between University Way and 14th/Dean Nicholson Blvd. We suggest using the google map route shown, follow Main Street north until you reach 14th Avenue. Turn right and follow easterly until you reach the corner of D. Street. CHCI is located directly ahead of you.

This is the intersection of D Street and 14th/Dean Nicholson Blvd. Cross D Street and pull into the parking lot on your right. Parking is free on the weekends.