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Roadside overlook

Great views here of the mountains and alpine meadows. Lots of parking, restrooms, and informative... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doug274
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Long Beach, California
Weekend getaway

Our family camped out in the Molas Pass Campground and it was beautiful. They did some kayaking and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
handzofmaestro
,
Gallup, New Mexico
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Million Dollar Highway, Silverton, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views here of the mountains and alpine meadows. Lots of parking, restrooms, and informative plaques. Great place to take a quick break on a drive along the Million Dollar Highway.

Thank Doug274
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family camped out in the Molas Pass Campground and it was beautiful. They did some kayaking and caught fish. The best part, to me, was the scenic drive to and fro. Gorgeously breathtaking views on 550. My advise, have either a dash cam or...More

Thank handzofmaestro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views are breathtaking! The drive from Durango to the campground are spectacular. We need to install a dash camera and record that drive.

Thank Barry P
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The views here are not to be believed. I've been here twice in the last week and just a slight change in weather can make the place appear so different. I highly recommend a stop.

Thank mackanna
Reviewed 26 November 2016

There was about 1 foot of snow on the ground so it made for awesome views of the valley below. It was cold, but the wind was not blowing too much, so it was tolerable. Out Husky/Shepard mix dog loved the cold and snow, she...More

Thank amandar0259
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stopped at Molas Pass while driving the Million Dollar Highway scenic byway (US550). There is a parking area with short, paved walkways to a viewpoint with educational signage. You are surrounded by towering mountain peaks and can see Molas Lake sparkling in the meadows...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The pull over at Molas Pass is perfect for taking photos! Outstanding views! Nice restrooms are available.

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We drove up this pass to explore our favorite mountain range, the San Juans! High altitude and scenic mountain views of this young jagged range are awesome. Highly recommended even if you have to take the most dangerous road in Colorado- Red Mountain Pass!

Thank April A
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A gorgeous view of the mountains of SW Colorado. Take the time to stop and take it all in. You can see the Weinmunde Wilderness before you with Molas Lake down the way. The bathrooms were not very clean and there was no toilet paper...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Just down from Molas Pass you'll find Molas Lake. The view of the lake and mountains is beautiful! There is a campground, but also a delightful picnic area with tables, restroom, and access to the lake. Walking just a little south of the picnic area,...More

1  Thank 8OOT
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