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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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If You Like Roller Coasters...

If you are NOT afraid of heights and love roller coasters, this IS the drive to take! The view is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TwoFrogsinaPod
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Best FREE activity

Skyline Drive is a must-see for anyone visiting the Royal Gorge/Canon City area. It's a free scenic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
liciah6
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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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“narrow road” (47 reviews)
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Canon City, CO
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+1 719-275-6339
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are NOT afraid of heights and love roller coasters, this IS the drive to take! The view is fabulous, but the narrowness of the road does make it feel like you are walking a tightrope with your vehicle. The picture here is a...More

Thank TwoFrogsinaPod
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Skyline Drive is a must-see for anyone visiting the Royal Gorge/Canon City area. It's a free scenic drive along the ridge of a mountain that overlooks Canon City. You can see the Royal Gorge suspension bridge and best of all there are very visible dinosaur...More

Thank liciah6
Reviewed 2 days ago

The road is just wider than most vehicles and offers a spectacular view. There is a spot where you stop and see a dinosaur foot print after parking in a pull of spot. The drive can scare some people because of the road width, height,...More

Thank 697billm
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun, short drive along a ridge just west of Canon City. Plenty of pull off spots if you're driving, but hiking it may be your preference if you are uncomfortable with steep edges.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 3 days ago

I hope you aren't scared of heights. This is a great drive and an overlook of the Canon. Get out of the car at each section and walk around if you aren't scared of heights. Just drive slow and you will be fine. It is...More

Thank Sprockets8000
Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely worth the few minutes it takes to go out of your way to experience the thrill, but watch out for pedestrians who choose to walk/run on this road for exercise...there is barely enough room for cars and there is certainly no shoulder to move...More

Thank short32
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our whitewater rafting guide told us to hit this on our way out of town. It's not far and worth the 10 minutes. Nice views.

Thank Hobeda
Reviewed 3 days ago

Growing up in Canon City, I've had a lot of opportunity to go over Skyline Drive many times. It was always a fun thing to do, doesn't take a lot of time, but the view is absolutely amazing.

Thank livinglife22017
Reviewed 5 days ago

a slow drive on a road that overlooks the surrounding area. take it slow and enjoy the view. definitely worth it.

Thank Kendall S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ride along the ridge to look over Canon City. Easy to get to, right in town, with good views. Would be better at sunrise or sunset than middle of the day.

Thank BethItIs
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djt22017
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.
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209dino
7 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
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LISA619162
14 July 2016|
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Response from karmaberry2016 | Reviewed this property |
It's a public road so it's always open
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