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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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Stupid cool.. very exciting drive not for the ill of heart. God bless whom ever made that road.. Go... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dick t
Skyline drive

This drive is so neat! Lots to see, great views and a very good view of Canon City! Dinosaurs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Canon City, Colorado
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A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles and that offers three miles of thrills.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“both sides” (77 reviews)
“dinosaur tracks” (60 reviews)
“narrow road” (53 reviews)
Canon City, CO
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stupid cool.. very exciting drive not for the ill of heart. God bless whom ever made that road.. Go on a claim day high winds are no fun..

Thank Dick t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This drive is so neat! Lots to see, great views and a very good view of Canon City! Dinosaurs footprints are very interesting. Great history!

Thank Lisa75757
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the drive. A lot of places to stop and take pictures. Very nice view of Canyon City and the valley atound it.

Thank R8chl78
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a great short drive with optional hiking trails both during and after the drive over the mountain. I have been coming here since I was a kid and have never been disappointed!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short one way paved road with no guardrail. A few places to pull over and take pictures. Good views of the city but not much else to see. Definitely worth doing

Thank A7307MWmarkf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to our server on the Royal Gorge Railroad for recommending this attraction to us. I understand it could be intimidating to some but my wife and I enjoyed every bit of it very much. This is a no-cost must see if you are in...More

Thank bdcoles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for the first time visiting friends and they took us to see the sights. They didn’t warn us about the “exposure”! Thankfully it is one way only because there is no way for 2 vehicles of any kind to pass. The...More

Thank OtPot
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Road only goes one way but is an easy trip. Has great views of the city below! If you're afraid of heights this might be challenging for you. Lots of places along to pull off to park. Also nice dirt trails to the top.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We enjoyed this little drive with the top down on our Jeep. It's a one-way drive, but there are no guard rails, so don't drive like an idiot. At times you are driving on the knife's edge, so some may find this too exciting. It...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We climbed up to the top of Skyline Drive and watch the sunrise. You could see the moon on one side and the sun coming up on the other- absolutely breath taking!

Thank Mundagreen
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Rafael F
10 December 2017|
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Response from Thomas P | Reviewed this property |
Since Canon City is in the Arkansas Valley where the river exits the Royal Gorge it has a surprising warm winter climate. However I am sure that if there is snow and ice the Skyline Drive would be closed to traffic. But... More
11 June 2017|
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Response from Technowitch | Reviewed this property |
This review is about Skyline Drive in Canon City, Colorado, not South Carolina. The former is about 3mi long. No clue about SC's.
8 April 2017|
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Response from davalynnspencer | Reviewed this property |
I would not try it. There's a tight turn at the end that takes you back (down) in the opposite direction. In addition, wind can be an issue with a high-profile vehicle. It's not windy everyday, but this is the Front Range of... More