What a wonderful drive! We love coming here and enjoy the beautiful scenery every time! I would recommend this drive if you have the time.
Dolores is a wonderful little town, on the way north from Cortez to Telluride and Ridgway. The Hollywood Bar, burnt down in 2012, will be rebuilt!
For the map challenged- take 145 to Dolores and then up to Telluride (lovely town full of rich people and rich dogs, stop in for a fruit smoothy). If you want to do the full loop go up to 62 and then cut over to 550 to get back to Cortez. 550 is a little scary (shear drop offs with... More
This is a very scenic river canyon with ever-changing mountain views. We were lucky enough to be driving it at the peak of aspen viewing, providing interesting patterns of aspens and conifers on the mountain sides.
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