Denver Federal Center

Denver Federal Center Welcome SignWest 6th Avenue and Kipling Street
Lakewood, CO 80225

The Denver Federal Center (DFC) is located adjacent to the foothills of the Colorado Rockies and is only minutes from downtown Denver. The Center houses 28 different agencies in 44 federal buildings, totaling four million square feet of rentable space, occupy the 623-acre campus. Agency tenants with facility related questions or concerns should contact 888-999-4777.

Visitor Access: The DFC is open to the public from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. Visitors must stop and show identification, (i.e., government ID or a driver's license) to enter. Please be prepared to present a valid drivers license and current vehicle registration at the gates:

Gate 1

Location: Kipling and Alameda
Open To: Employee/visitor/bus/delivery
Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Friday
After hours Access: With prior authorization

Gate 4

Location: Union and 6th Avenue
Open To: Employee/visitor/bus
Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Friday

Denver Federal Center Visitor Guide [PDF - 2 MB]

Parking: Parking throughout the DFC is open to visitors unless specifically designated. Visitor spaces are located near entrances to the buildings. Parking spaces are designated as 30 minute, one hour or two hour spaces.

Amenities: The numerous amenities within the DFC complex include child care facility, credit union, food services, health unit, a wellness center, a museum and security.

Health & Wellness Amenities:

Security & Access: Employees with questions regarding the HSPD-12 card should be directed to the Regional Security Office (security services page is currently offline).

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Last Reviewed: 2022-11-28