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Fun ride. Did it in two wheel drive pickup. Beautiful views. Be prepared to go slow and hang on... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
michael m
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Did this road from just outside Durango up to near Silverton. 4x4 & higher clearance is a must (I... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Lime Creek Road, Near 50827 Hwy 550, Durango, CO 81301
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

It took quite a bit longer than expected , but was a very pretty, scenic ride. Given a lot of the difficult 4 wheeling we did around the area, it was a nice relaxing day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan O
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Went for short drive up to spud lake in 4x4 Tahoe with my wife and 2 boys. We decided to explore the road ahead and at a certain point we entered the point of no return... the road is high, it’s narrow with a drop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Jared W
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Fun ride. Did it in two wheel drive pickup. Beautiful views. Be prepared to go slow and hang on. Better suited for 4x4. Plan on 2-1/2 hr trip minimum.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank michael m
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We always take this road between Durango and Silverton in the fall to take in the beautiful scenery. It's a bumpy, rough trail and I'd recommend a high-clearance vehicle, but it's not difficult by any means. It's winds through Aspens with beautiful views on the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Kate O
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Did this road from just outside Durango up to near Silverton. 4x4 & higher clearance is a must (I was in a toyota 4runner). Very narrow at points, so not for the faint of heart. Great sceanry along the way. Be very cautious if there...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank JeremyG33
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Our intention was to drive the entire road with our 4WD jeep but it was so rough we thought we better just drive to the Spud Lake hike and then turn around. The hike was very nice with the payoff of a beautiful lake at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Gina A
Reviewed 5 November 2017

If you are looking for a scenic short ride, this is a good one just outside of Durango, AZ. There is a climb and then a descent to the creek and back up.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Old Lime Creek Road can be accessed from the south (a couple miles north of Purgatory Ski Area) or north (about a quarter mile north of the Lime Creek Burn turnout off U.S. 550 between Durango and Silverton. This is a road for high-clearance 4x4...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank BLWynn
Reviewed 14 July 2017

One of the neatest places I have ever been. If you are not afraid of heights this is a short must see road to take. i have taken it several times but mostly before it became "popular"

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank michael m
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We accessed road near Cascade Village - drove towards Spud Lake and took the hike. This route allowed for view of beaver ponds and easy 1 mile hike.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Cindy G
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