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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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Short Drive (Close to the highway)

This is ridgetop road that has great views and does not add much time to the drive to or from Royal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jhvcpa
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Great views...and dinosaur footprints

Quick drive up. Scary if you don't like heights. Be sure and pull off and get out of your car to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andreas M
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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” (71 reviews)
“narrow road” (50 reviews)
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Canon City, CO
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+1 719-275-6339
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is ridgetop road that has great views and does not add much time to the drive to or from Royal Gorge and Canon City. It is narrow and the sides are steep so if you are afraid of heights be prepared.

Thank jhvcpa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick drive up. Scary if you don't like heights. Be sure and pull off and get out of your car to see the footprints along the way.

Thank Andreas M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode our Harley on Skyline Drive. Glad we did it, but don't need to do it again. It was disappointingly short. From all the hype we heard about it, it was just so so.

Thank GBMAC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 1st time I drove over this road, it wasn't paved and was a little scary! But now it's a paved, 1 way road. It's an awesome view if you're not afraid of heights!

Thank bcopanos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing vistas to both the east and west. Look for the dinosaur tracks before you get to the top on the left side.

Thank ReneeNewey
Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive is easy to get to and can be a quick activity if you just have a bit of time to fill. It is only about 2 miles long. There are a few places along the way that you can pull out and hike...More

Thank Meghan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible! Scary! Awesome! Dinosaur tracks! Views! Who needs a Disneyland roller coaster when you have Skyline Drive!

Thank FamilyofFive1111
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short 1 way drive that is well worth it. It is not for the faint of Heart. The views are amazing. We were there just as a storm was rolling in and it was amazing to see. We stopped a few times...More

Thank lmc2003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This drive was terrifying but worth it. The views are absolutely beautiful. We drove thru at sunset shortly after storms. Take the risk!

Thank Merwp
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a retired geologist so nothing else to say. BUT, great views of Canon City. Yep, narrow road but you're in Colorado. Get used to it. Like someone else said, It's FREE!

Thank OkieDukie
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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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