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“canon city” (38 reviews)
“drop offs” (8 reviews)
“great drive” (9 reviews)
Cripple Creek, CO
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing experience to get off the main roads and discover the unspoiled beauty of Colorado. A great day trip is this road and Shelf Road between Cripple Creek and Canon City. You will not regret it. Take your time and ENJOY!

Thank Sherri H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took this route whilst on holiday from the UK. It lasts for approx 25 miles along a good quality stony track (not a metalled road) and passes through some stunning, outstanding scenery. The road is easy to navigate and you don't...More

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well-graded (albeit narrow) road that follows an old narrow gauge railroad route. There are trestles, tunnels, and wooden bridges but the road climbs gently through some breathtaking scenery. It is very doable in a 2WD and not nearly so narrow and precarious...More

1  Thank RLaurenceDavis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently took this drive from Canon City through mountains to Victor and Cripple Creek old mining area. Very nice drive. We would highly recommend.

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful road which was once a railroad route which ended in 1920. No lead foot's as you must use caution on these narrow roads and tunnels. Lovely drive with lots of dust.

Thank Spiritwinds02
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This road will take you through some spectacular scenery. Plenty of wildlife too. A must drive if you never have before.

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

As you can see from the picture, you get some interesting views, tunnels and get to see places that are away from the tourist traps. We really enjoyed getting to take our time and see some back country.

Thank jhvcpa
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing drive, but can be very dangerous. The views are stunning & if you're lucky you might get to see some big horn sheep & mountain goats. Be prepared for a slow drive & just enjoy the ride, it is well worth...More

Thank lakoda19611
Reviewed 31 July 2017

When your husband says he looked on the map and knows a short-cut! RUN AWAY! The paved road suddenly, I mean suddenly disappeared and you are deposited on a gravel, red-dirt road in the middle of the mountains climbing up and up. It is only...More

1  Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This byway is unpaved and washed boarded,however, the pay off is worth the ride. Under normal weather conditions and driving at a safe speed, you will make it even in a car. Just use common sense and courtesy when approaching incoming traffic if you even...More

Thank Esnive1
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John H
17 September 2017|
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Response from Philip M | Reviewed this property |
We took this drive in a September and didn't see any sheep or goats. Sorry! Philip
Kevin G
26 July 2017|
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Response from MountainMan26 | Reviewed this property |
The road is just a dirt road. The family car will have no difficulty driving up the road - except for the rain. There could be a lot of muddy sections. There are plenty of places to pull to the side and go hiking. No... More
Shannon H
22 June 2017|
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Response from Eucalyptus_101 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. All free