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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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Quick overview of the beautiful mountains.

This quick trip is well worth the time as long as the driver is attentive. The dinosaur footprints... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rockwoodrose
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Do it:-)!!!

I'm affraid if heights so I hesitated.. but finally we did it and it was AMAZING. We started after... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tucsok13
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Budapest, Hungary
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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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“both sides” (64 reviews)
“narrow road” (46 reviews)
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Canon City, CO
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+1 719-275-6339
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This quick trip is well worth the time as long as the driver is attentive. The dinosaur footprints were particularly impressive.

Thank Rockwoodrose
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm affraid if heights so I hesitated.. but finally we did it and it was AMAZING. We started after 6 pm, there was only a few others in the park, we saw a rainbow at the top.. just amazing. It is nor scarry at all...More

Thank tucsok13
Reviewed 3 days ago

I thoroughly enjoyed driving this road exploring the rocky ridge along which it runs, a striking geological feature of the Canon City area. There are good text panels about fossils and dinosaur footprints. It does not take very long but richly rewards the curious.

Thank David F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Scary as HELL!! Not for the faint of heart. Shear drop-offs on both sides of this road (trail). It's totally negotiable, but it will definitely get your attention (and not much scares me) but this drive will make you sit up and pay attention..... and...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 5 days ago

WOW WOW WOW - what a thrilling piece of history and view! the drive was more than we anticipated, breath taking views...a must to see in Canon City!

Thank smlp1155
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great views, had a great drive over after eating at Whitewater Bar & Grill. Would recommend to check out if you haven't been before. Good spot to hangout up top and then an easy drive back down.

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great views of Canon City. Dinosaur footprints are cool as well. You will want to get out of your car to take pics!

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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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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