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Address: Crested Butte, CO

Between Crested Butte and Marble, this difficult road has narrow, steep...

Between Crested Butte and Marble, this difficult road has narrow, steep passages.

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Beautiful scenery, good roads and trails, good access from where we stayed. The mountains are gorgeous and the top mountain views are spectacular.

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Pueblo, Colorado
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Pueblo, Colorado
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Beautiful scenery, good roads and trails, good access from where we stayed. The mountains are gorgeous and the top mountain views are spectacular.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great stop along a dual sport ride. Some of the best pictures from my trip were along this trail. Stay on the trail near the private land to avoid problems with the landowners.

Thank rktman
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were over run by jackasses and their infantile need for speed in vehicles. come here if you like dust and rude people.

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Rocky River, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We did the pass to Emerald Lake and the Crested Butte trailhead. We also stopped by the Bio lab visitors center. The foliage is peak! The road was rough but doable. Take it slow. Plenty of hikers bikers and runners. And cattle. Emerald was brilliant green.

Thank mpharveyco
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Scenic drive. We used our SUV, didn't need 4wheel drive although it could be trickier in the winter. There are some cliff curves you go on! Saw beautiful wildflowers like in town, emerald lake. It was not a long drive and glad we did it.

Thank jenthehennifer
Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The road up to the pass is very doable from town, at least for anyone willing to suffer just a tad. Views are spectacular once you continue up 401 from the pass. My wife road back down and had a total blast! My daughter and I continued the loop via 401 which I recommend to anyone who is fit enough.

Thank chadwallace
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed and played at Emerald Lake. We started from Gothic and decided not to make the loop thru Schofield Pass and back to Washington Gulch Road. Starting at Emerald Lake the road goes up to the pass. Most of it is one-way and cars take turn going up and down. I don't think on a good day you need... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Whether you ride Schofield Pass on your mountain bike, or drive it in a 4X4 vehicle, it is truly spectacular! You can breakfast in Crested Butte, then head for Schofield Pass for a wonderful day of hiking, or immersing yourself in a spectacular wildflower display (3rd week in July is the best time to go). Schofield Pass gets you to... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Gravel, dirt & rough road. Big dips.Would need a high clearance vehicle. We had a Subaru. Beautiful drive/scenery. Road has curves & is narrow in spots. Gorgeous view of Emerald Lake. If you are going slow, (recommended) there are plenty of pull outs. Takes you to wonderful hiking Trailheads.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

In mid July 2016 we hiked the trails taking off from here and the nearby West Morain trailhead. Wildflowers were in full bloom and mile after mile they offered great views. That along with the mountain and stream views were fantastic. The wildflowers were the best I have seen

Thank Mike H

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