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Address: Canon City, CO
Activities: Four-wheeling
Description: A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles...
A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles and that offers three miles of thrills.
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Just ignore the review about the guide and getting hurt. This is a one lane road that you drive yourself. If you get hurt it's because you didn't tend to your own safety or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Canon City, Colorado
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Canon City, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Just ignore the review about the guide and getting hurt. This is a one lane road that you drive yourself. If you get hurt it's because you didn't tend to your own safety or walked off the road and stumbled over a rock. DO NOT drive this road if you are in a hurry. There are a couple of pulll... More 

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Cotopaxi, Colorado
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402 reviews 402 reviews
53 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Skyline drive goes along the ridge of the mountains to the West of Canon City. First, it is like being on a roller coaster, it goes up and down. Second, don't go up if it is windy or icy. While they usually lock the gates under these conditions, the road is narrow, there are steep dropoffs and there are few... More 

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Auroa, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Guide did not attend to safety. I got hurt. The guide was on his last day of work and leaving to go back to school, and did not care about our safety.

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

OK, we have a lot of mountain roads in Colorado that will have you looking over an edge with a several hundred, or more, foot drop off where you would normally expect a shoulder, but at point along Skyline drive you have this on both sides of the road. Enjoy the view in the distance and the narrow ground below... More 

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Canon City, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Not a ride for someone who has a fear of heights, took my nephew and family one it. Didn't known wife, had a pr.oblem with heights, not good.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This was an awesome 4 mile drive where you can actually see the footprints of Dinosaurs...but you had to keep your eyes on the road as well :-) the potential for rolling off a 400 foot cliff was always there ...thank God it was a one way road !!!

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Leoti, Kansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We have driven this a couple of times and still enjoy it. The views are fantastic. It think it may be closed this time of year because we wanted to take the grand kids along it before going on the Santa Express and the gate was closed.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

One way drive along the ridge back on the edge of town. View dinasour the tracks. Drive is bike and pedestrian friendly.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

I hike up here when I come to town and it's simply amazing! Beautiful view, not to crowded, and nice to get away from everyday stress and just relax.

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Colorado Springs
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Skyline drive, built by inmate labor from the Territorial Correctional Facility, runs along a ridge line with Canon City on one side and Hwy 50 on the other. Entrance is on the right off Hwy 50 after leaving the town. The single-lane road is now paved and safe enough, but not if heights bother you. Still, you get some great... More 

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