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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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Great views!

Challenging but beautiful drive! Exciting and great views all around... I would highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Kate M
Not too scary, beautiful views

We loved this! It took us a couple hours but we stopped a lot, took a quick hike, and had a picnic... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Amy F
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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
+1 719-275-6339
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Challenging but beautiful drive! Exciting and great views all around... I would highly recommend this drive!

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We loved this! It took us a couple hours but we stopped a lot, took a quick hike, and had a picnic lunch. There were a couple scary spots with no guardrails but not too bad. We saw two tarantulas so be careful. Kids liked...More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a short, but beautiful drive being able to see both sides of the valley. At the top, you can park and take a short hike to the bottom.

Thank dianedowd
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The one way road was an exciting drive with twists and turns. Views were beautiful and a little scary where the side of the road fades just out of view as you make your way up and down the mile and a half drive. At...More

Thank TalesOfTheTrip
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Did this drive awhile back with a friend actually 2 years ago and if you are afraid of heights, have someone else drive. So beautiful to see everything on both sides of the narrow thin road high up above Canon City.

Thank Heysteph2014
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Excellent fun drive. My first impression at the start was of of the Dukes of Hazzard TV show. Beautiful scenery. No trailers or large vehicles due to switchbacks. (We had a full-size Mercedes Sprinter passenger van, which handled it beautifully.) First time we parked and...More

Thank Alvin R
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A fun drive along a narrow ridge line overlooking the mountains on one side and the town on the other. It is a narrow windy road that anyone can do, but definitely requires a little courage.

Thank John V
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A must do drive. So much to see, but watch the road also. Very narrow with people and bikes on it also.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This drive is not for the faint of heart, but it is a beautiful drive. There are portions where the one lane road barely fits on the top of the hill. The views and the rock formations are amazing. You have to access the road...More

Thank Coloradocruising2
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Whether you drive this or take the Segway tour, it provides a good view and won't consume much of your time, so it is a worthwhile drive while you are in Canon City.

Thank David H
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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