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Address: Georgetown, CO
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mountain sheep hang out

Been over it twice and bighorn sheep were on or by the road. A very beautiful drive thru a high mountain pass on a well maintained dirt road.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Tucson
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Been over it twice and bighorn sheep were on or by the road. A very beautiful drive thru a high mountain pass on a well maintained dirt road.

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Denver, Colorado
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112 reviews 112 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The pass is closed after December 1 but you can drive to Naylor Lake (0.8 miles from the top) and walk the remainder of the road on hard packed snow. The view is marvelous.

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Chicago, IL
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287 reviews 287 reviews
84 attraction reviews
447 helpful votes 447 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The views are spectacular. Be sure to bring your camera. We went on a Saturday and there was quite a bit of traffic. An overall great Colorado experience!

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Arvada, Colorado
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185 reviews 185 reviews
45 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

You can't beat a drive through this pass for scenery. We went in September for awesome fall colors. However, be aware that traffic can be heavy during certain times of the year and you can experience delays. There is a lot of construction on the road that can also cause delays.

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Carl Junction
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a 11 mile drive and has many switch backs with spectacular views this would be a interesting ride on a motorcycle

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Seattle, Washington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

and Guanella is one of 'em. Currently doing a lot of road work on pass, but this is another spectacular pass with chances to see moose, mountain goat, and big horn sheep on every triip. The "bird-ers" seem to like this spot a lot. LOTS of wonderful tundra hiking. Other wonderous mountain passes include Independence, and Gore.

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Evergreen, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There are several hikes at the top of the pass, including Mt. Bierstadt which can be crowded even mid-week. But many other beautiful hikes are accessed from the west side of the road and below the top of the pass on the way to Georgetown. My favorites are Square Top Lakes and Silver Dollar Lake. The South side of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was the first time on the pass and I enjoyed it and I have to go again next year during the summer and then in the fall. The road is nicely paved but when you are heading to Grant there is still some construction, it's going be nice when they get the whole road done. There are also the... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

It is a good place for a picnic lunch at the lake. We went to view the fall colors.A nice day trip from the Denver area..

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Prescott
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29 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Worth your time while visiting Georgetown. This area offers many high country hiking trails as well as a good chance to see wild animals, beautiful fall colors and many other photo opportunities typical of the Colorado Rockies. A two lane mountain road with some switchbacks and sharp curves, so caution is advised.

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