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Collegiate Peaks Scenic Overlook

US Highway 24, Buena Vista, CO
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Once again the greatest views in the US

Looking at the range of the 14s you can only imagine the scenes when the pioneers traveled. If you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
M Richard M
Livermore, Colorado
Pretty view; disgusting and unclean pit toilets

We took the Collegiate Peaks Scenic Byway route on our way into Colorado via New Mexico and stopped... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Tucson, Arizona
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US Highway 24, Buena Vista, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking at the range of the 14s you can only imagine the scenes when the pioneers traveled. If you love nature, this is for you.

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We took the Collegiate Peaks Scenic Byway route on our way into Colorado via New Mexico and stopped here to take a look at the peaks. We had originally thought we would hike around a little bit to stretch our legs, but when we arrived...More

Thank sarloumay
Reviewed 9 August 2017

its an amazing view of the collegiate peaks with restroom picnic tables and hiking paths down through the sage day fee required but we just pulled in on the bikes to use the restroom take a couple quick pics and down a bottle of water

Thank Meesh63
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Easy to get to, take a few minutes to soak in the beauty of the Collegiate Peaks. Some of Colorado ' s highest peaks are on the section of the Sawatch Range. I wish I could see the peaks in all four seasons.

Thank TxWaccamaw
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Passing by this place on the way from Denver to Sand dunes. Halted here to have a quick packed lunch taken from home. The view of the valley from the place is beautiful. Also, the camping places at this place provide a good opportunity to...More

Thank Devesh J
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Gorgeous view of unbelievable scenery...breathtaking vistas usually seen in movies..so fabulous, the eye almost cannot take in entire view

Thank angelajkrohn
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Passed by this scenic lookout on the way from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista, Not bad a view on a clear day. Nice vista view of the town from high ground.

Thank Jollyshandy
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fall colors and Sunrise made this spectacular. Stopped about ten times along Route 24 to enjoy the view even though I'd been thru here a dozen times. The fog hanging on Mt Princeton was cool.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Amazing views of the towering peaks. Take a minute to appreciate-it is well worth the stop here to reflect on the beauty and majesty of the mountains.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 21 August 2016

On our way out of Buena Vista, we made a stop here for one last look at the majestic Sawatch Range and the Collegiate Peaks. It's a typical overlook -- a few pavilions and picnic tables, some bathrooms, signs and trails. But it's well worth...More

Thank Netterski
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