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Aspen viewing in the fall is unmatched

We camped at Lost Lake campground and drove through the pass in early October to see the aspen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RONALD D
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ice skating fun on Lake Irwin

We 4wheeled up here this weekend because the snow was less then stellar on Mt Crested Butte. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
momof2wildchilds
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Erie, Colorado
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The drive from Crested Butte to Paonia passes West Beckwith Mountain, the best spot in the state to view foliage. With 50 square miles of golden aspens.
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“fall colors” (31 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (50 reviews)
“aspen trees” (38 reviews)
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Crested Butte, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped at Lost Lake campground and drove through the pass in early October to see the aspen trees. We got lucky and we there on the perfect weekend when they were in full color. A must see in Colorado!

Thank RONALD D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We 4wheeled up here this weekend because the snow was less then stellar on Mt Crested Butte. The road is not maintained in winter and was icy in spots but given our Jeep Rubicon we had an easy time in 4 wheel drive. Once we...More

Thank momof2wildchilds
Reviewed 6 December 2017

was their once I took the bus from aspen down valley to Carbondale and hitch a few times to crested butte it was the best way of getting their from aspen without a car

Thank Joseph E
Reviewed 18 November 2017

After visiting Crested Butte we decided to take Kebler Pass to Carbondale and Glenwood Springs. Boy, were we happy we made that choice. The Pass rises to 10,000 feet and is partly paved, partly dirt, but we had no problem driving the dirt road parts...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Took the Kebler Pass road all the way across to Rte 133 and on to Carbondale. It is rough in places but the highway crew was 'planing' the road when I drove thru. It is very narrow in places and not built for speed. Slow...More

Thank IP3806
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We drove Kebler Pass a couple of times to see the fall color. There are some beautiful views and also lots of people, including us! We really enjoyed Ohio Pass more since there were some great views, fewer people, and the trail to the beaver...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Make sure you have a 4 wheel drive....Some tricky driving needed. BUT BEAUTIFUL VIEWS are worth it...

Thank LRead44
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This road takes you from highway 133 to Crested Butte over Kebler Pass during warmer months. Although it can get a bit rough in poor weather, it is a most spectacular ride for views and back country camping opportunities. Lots of trails and viewpoints to...More

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Absolutely gorgeous. You won't be disappointed. One of the largest Aspen groves. Plan to spend at least 2 hours on this pass.

Thank Ilovetotravel0525
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Wow is right I hitch hiked in from aspen was it a good thing I did really excellent place to go in the summer I need to spend more time back their.

Thank Joe E
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Rajeev J
12 October 2016|
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Response from BILL W | Reviewed this property |
If the snow has not started and the pass would be closed. Follow the weather reports.
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groovytree
5 October 2016|
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Response from Janette S | Reviewed this property |
DELTA/GUNNISON COUNTIES — Gunnison County Road 12 at Kebler Pass, located approximately four miles west of Crested Butte, will be closed for two hour periods between 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday from now... More
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