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Address: Canon City, CO
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A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles...

A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles and that offers three miles of thrills.

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This is a thrill

My husband, who is intimidated by heights, didn't like this. My kids were very wary (until they saw the dinosaur prints). I loved it. It is the same thrill as driving over a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Mangum, Oklahoma
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Mangum, Oklahoma
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband, who is intimidated by heights, didn't like this. My kids were very wary (until they saw the dinosaur prints). I loved it. It is the same thrill as driving over a wooden bridge with the windows down. You feel safe, but like you MIGHT could fall through/over any minute. Didn't take long, but worth seeing everything from 'up... More 

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Brookhaven, Mississippi
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this drive even though I've been many times it's a thrill to drive across, just pay attention several places to pull over and get out

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Thank Kelvin L
Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing views of Canon City, Colorado. Really cool that you can see the oldest prison in CO from up here.

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Canon City, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good drive to view Canon City in the day light but also good to see at night. But don't drive it fast it a one way road. Also has a few pull off areas to view the surrounding areas.

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Thank P7514EUcharlesp
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love skyline drive, there are places to park, (carefully) and see all of Canon City, some of Florence and the prisons. A terrific place to watch a full moon rise, there are also some Dinosaur tracks on a few of the rocks. The speed limit is 5mph. It is very narrow, on the way up is sheer cliff dropouts.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great driving above the town on this trail. Great pulloffs for photos. You can see some great rock formations along the way.

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Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend doing this drive during daylight hours. It is just a short distance from downtown Cañon City, the views are absolutely amazing. I believe it is a one way, can be a little scary as the road going up is pretty narrow but it is well worth the trip up, enjoy!

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Thank Ingrid M
Houston TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thus is scary for some people, but I'm not sure why. There's plenty of room, it's one way and I'm not a fan of heights, even still, it's so pretty and it's free! Drove it 3 times when the for 2 days. Can park at the top, get out of vehicle and walk around, take pictures, etc. So pretty!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was scared witless the first drive but after a few more got over it! Well worth it! The view of Canon city and the mountain ranges is amazing !!

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Evergreen, Colorado
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skyline drive is a one-way street on the top of a hogback. When it's open, there is no price for admission, and the opportunity to view dinosaur tracks on the bottom side of upthrust rocks is neat. But the views of the Arkansas River valley and the Wet Mountains are unmatched. Enter just about two miles west of the old... More 

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