Boulder Creek apartments are four miles northwest of ASU, making a daily commute to the university convenient and quick. Most of the routes you drive to and from the campus are free of typical rush hour congestion. Even if you leave your apartment at 7:30 a.m., your drive to ASU is the same seven to 10 minutes it will be if you start your commute at 10 a.m. The fastest route uses eastbound Loop 202 to access the Scottsdale/Rural roads Exit 7. Driving south on Scottsdale Road, the street becomes Rural Road, and ASU sites ;ole Packard Baseball Stadium come into view.
If you prefer more environmentally friendly methods of getting to ASU, both cycling and public transportation are workable options. The bike ride takes about 28 minutes, traveling south along North 48th Street and southeast on East Washington. To cross the Salt River, you’ll turn south on North Mill Avenue. Mill Avenue travels along the west side of campus.
The most direct public transit route takes you to the university in an hour. You'll walk 11 minutes to the bus stop at Van Buren and 52nd and board a Route 3 bus. Disembark from the bus at Van Buren and 44th, and walk to the 44th and Washington light rail station. In 12 minutes, the eastbound train takes you to the north end of campus where you can easily walk to Sun Devil Stadium and Plummer Aquatic Center. If your destination is in the center of campus, stay on the train to disembark at the University Rural Road Station.
Located next to Papago Golf Course, Boulder Creek apartments are close to plentiful recreation. Papago Park, Desert Botanical Garden, Evelyn Hallman Park and Phoenix Zoo are all located in the extensive open space behind the apartment complex. Everyday necessities are convenient too, with the TruWest Credit Union just blocks from the apartments. A variety of restaurants and fast food joints are a few blocks north along McDowell Road, and Food City is a mile-and-a-half away.