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Telluride Visitors Guide

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Ballard Mountain
Ballard Mountain

The San Juan mountains around Telluride offer some of the best adventures and views in all of Colorado, if not the entire US. Ballard Mountain towers almost 13,000 feet above the town of Telluride,...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Engineer Pass 4x4 Road
Engineer Pass 4x4 Road

This trail, combined with Cinnamon Pass, constitutes the famous Alpine Loop. It is an exhilarating trip for drivers of all experience levels. There are many mines and points of historical interest...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Last Dollar 4x4 Road, Colorado
Last Dollar 4x4 Road, Colorado

This scenic ranchland and forest backroad is a great alternative to the paved drive between Ridgway and Telluride. You’ll see abundant wildflowers through early summer, great fall color and stunning...

Black Bear Pass 4x4 Trail, Colorado
Black Bear Pass 4x4 Trail, Colorado

Incredible views from high above Red Mountain Pass and Telluride. Close-up views of historic mines and dramatic waterfalls. Feel the mist from spectacular Bridal Veil Falls. Road is closed November...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Porphyry Gulch 4x4 Road, Colorado
Porphyry Gulch 4x4 Road, Colorado

Although short, this trail is fun to drive and very scenic with lakes and waterfalls at the end. Look for seasonal wildflowers near the lakes. There is very little room for unlicensed vehicles to park...

Off Road Trail Maps: Black Bear Pass, Colorado
Off Road Trail Maps: Black Bear Pass, Colorado

Incredible views from high above Red Mountain Pass and Telluride. Close-up views of historic mines and dramatic waterfalls. Feel the mist from spectacular Bridal Veil Falls. Road is closed November...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Corkscrew Gulch 4x4 Road
Corkscrew Gulch 4x4 Road

This scenic trail cuts through the heart of old mining country as it winds between Red Mountain #1 and #2. Watch for logging trucks on lower part of trail. You can park and camp at bottom end of trail...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Cinnamon Pass 4x4 Road
Cinnamon Pass 4x4 Road

This trail, combined with Engineer Pass constitutes the famous Alpine Loop. The western half of the trip passes many historic points and climbs to outstanding views. Side trip up Wager Gulch takes you...

Perfect Weekend

A long weekend in SouthWest Colorado (lifeisbeautiful, 11 Jul 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 4 Votes

Recent Trip

Colorado fun in Telluride (jklew4, 17 Mar 2009)
2.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Telluride with Family and Friends (VanNesBlvd, 8 Feb 2012)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes