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Gold Belt Scenic Byway Jeep Tour from Cañon City
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“canon city” (39 reviews)
“great drive” (10 reviews)
“drop offs” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Cripple Creek, CO
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"canon city"
in 39 reviews
"great drive"
in 10 reviews
"drop offs"
in 7 reviews
"drove south"
in 4 reviews
"take pictures"
in 9 reviews
"full tank of gas"
in 5 reviews
"take your time"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 10 reviews
"go slow"
in 6 reviews
"rock formations"
in 5 reviews
"wheel drive vehicle"
in 4 reviews
"numerous places"
in 2 reviews
"tight curves"
in 2 reviews
"heavy snow"
in 2 reviews
"relaxing drive"
in 2 reviews
"steel bridge"
in 2 reviews
"high desert"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road is perfectly safe as long as you use some common sense. Be courteous of others on the road, if you want to take pictures pull over to a designated parking area not in the middle of the road.

Thank MountainLarry
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Loved this back road drive. Beautiful scenery, a creek to dip your feet in. Some scary spots on the road, but use common sense and its perfectly safe!

Thank Kalephrrr
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We took a 2 week vacation with this drive as one of my destinations as was recommended. We enjoyed our morning at the Royal Gorge and headed to Phantom Canyon Road for an afternoon drive. There had been a police incident and the road was...More

2  Thank Deb M
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Small unpaved path, with stellar views. So glad though that we were in off season, only had to back up a couple times to let someone pass. The road had plenty of holes and wash outs so make certain you're out before sundown. Well worth...More

Thank Carolyn D
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Hubby said "I found this road I want to try out on our way to Cripple Creek". So glad he suggested this way. It was simply breathtaking. Tins of places to stop off along the way for camping or for a picnic.

Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We took this road a few years ago, incredible scenery, scary drop offs, saw a small black bear. You can't be faint of heart to travel this road. Tried to take it again 3 years ago, only got part way, just too darn scary.

Thank belindaaolsen
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

What a drop dead gorgeous drive - brilliant red rocks, crystal clear river and views that can't be best. The drive is not for the feint hearted as there are numerous places where huge chunks of the road are gone resulting in sudden drops to...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

What an amazing experience to get off the main roads and discover the unspoiled beauty of Colorado. A great day trip is this road and Shelf Road between Cripple Creek and Canon City. You will not regret it. Take your time and ENJOY!

1  Thank Sherri H
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took this route whilst on holiday from the UK. It lasts for approx 25 miles along a good quality stony track (not a metalled road) and passes through some stunning, outstanding scenery. The road is easy to navigate and you don't...More

2  Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a well-graded (albeit narrow) road that follows an old narrow gauge railroad route. There are trestles, tunnels, and wooden bridges but the road climbs gently through some breathtaking scenery. It is very doable in a 2WD and not nearly so narrow and precarious...More

1  Thank RLaurenceDavis
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John H
17 September 2017|
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Response from Esnive1 | Reviewed this property |
I took the drive in August 2017 and didn't see much wildlife at all. Beautiful drive none the less. I would recommend Phantom Canyon.
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Kevin G
26 July 2017|
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Response from MountainMan26 | Reviewed this property |
The road is just a dirt road. The family car will have no difficulty driving up the road - except for the rain. There could be a lot of muddy sections. There are plenty of places to pull to the side and go hiking. No... More
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Shannon H
22 June 2017|
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Response from Eucalyptus_101 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. All free
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