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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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Beautiful at Sunset

NOT a scary drive. Would be a good hike. Plenty of pull-offs and plenty of places to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SCalCanz
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
"Thrilling road up into the sky"

Took this little side trip after returning from the Royal Gorge Bridge. It's paved but no guard... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LMT
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North Royalton, OH
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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” (46 reviews)
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Canon City, CO
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+1 719-275-6339
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Reviewed yesterday

NOT a scary drive. Would be a good hike. Plenty of pull-offs and plenty of places to enjoy the views. Go up there either very early or very late in the day for the best views.

Thank SCalCanz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took this little side trip after returning from the Royal Gorge Bridge. It's paved but no guard rails and sheer drop offs. One-way only so no turning back. 15 mph and pay attention to the road. Fun drive! Go to YouTube for thrilling videos.

Thank LMT
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth the drive, but not in bad weather. Its a narrow road with no shoulder and long steep dropoffs.

Thank Cj B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great way to spend a little family time and the view of the road dropping off into space was amazing.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love this drive. Could be a little scary for those you are not used to mountain driving/shelf roads/drop offs but I guess I am getting used to that sort of thing! The views of the surrounding areas are fantastic! A couple of family members took...More

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an interesting drive on a 1 lane road that travels the ridge. There are interesting views, and it doesn't cost anything. Do it if you're there, but don't drive 100 miles out of your way.

Thank Coloradonative8585
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank goodness the drive is only a few miles. It is exhilarating and breathtaking. If you are afraid of heights think twice about driving but it's definitely worth it to try. My husband was the driver and he is afraid of heights so he stayed...More

Thank look_for_adventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

A smooth easy drive to calm the mind and relax the nerves. If you go on it during the end of the day, you can catch the sunset as it begins to fall behind the Rocky Mountains which is a sight that will take your...More

Thank Summer P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This road is a one way road starting on Hwy 50 and going up and over the rims of the mountains for about 3 miles. It is steep but not at all terrifying like some make it out to be. There a pull outs and...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went rafting and instead of driving the usual I50 back to Canon City took this 15 minute diversion. Great views on both sides of mountain. Birds eye view of historic downtown and road drops you off right into it. Don't go if afraid of heights,...More

Thank Max W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
djt22017
How many miles is the Skyline Dr., South Carolina ?
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
Can I drive it in a 25 ft. Class B RV?
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
Can you go up any time day or night, or is it closed off after a certain time?
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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