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“So grateful to have experienced this drive” 5 of 5 stars
Review of West Elk Loop Scenic Byway

West Elk Loop Scenic Byway
Carbondale, CO
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Activities: Driving
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Owner description: Scenic drive that winds through the Crystal River Valley, over McClure Pass to Crawford, Crested Butte, Kebler Pass and back to Carbondale.
RaceHorseLady
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162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
“So grateful to have experienced this drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Absolutely gorgeous scenery....we have travelled extensively in the US over the last 30 plus years.....this loop contains some of the most gorgeous scenery we have seen in a relatively short distance. Highly recommend. As you can imagine much of it is winding and steep....a driving challenge.

Visited September 2012
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Cedaredge, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Views, Views and more Views.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

The perfect drive in a covertible. Life doesn't get much better than this.

Visited October 2011
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Aspen
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Incredible Drive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Don't m iss it if you have the chance to go t his way...you won't regret it.

Visited August 2011
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Rifle, Colorado, USA
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“One of the most beautiful drives”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Try this drive in the fall when the colors are changing and you will be amazed. Don't forget your cameras.

Visited September 2011
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