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San Juan Skyway

4201 E Arkansas Ave, Colorado Scenic & Historic Byways, CO 80222
+1 800-962-2493
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This 236-mile route, a Colorado Scenic and Historic Byway as well as a National Forest Scenic Byway, passes through mountains, forests, old mining towns, ski resorts and ancient ruins.
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4201 E Arkansas Ave, Colorado Scenic & Historic Byways, CO 80222
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

This is a fantastic scenic loop drive through the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, featuring glacier-carved mountains over 14,000' high, sparkling lakes, rivers and streams that plunge into waterfalls, historic mining towns and quaint villages. We have driven many scenic byways all over the...More

2  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

If you ever have the chance to make this trek, go...as it is One of the most spectacularly beautiful drives I have ever taken. We were there in mid October and the weather was sunny and beautiful, no issues. A side note to those that...More

1  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed October 2, 2016

What can I say? This is one of the most amazing motorcycle rides (Rides in general) in the USA. Take your time and stop and enjoy the scenery every chance you get. Stunning fall colors, high mountain passes, old abandoned silver mines and chutes, twists...More

Thank SMH8418
Reviewed September 28, 2016

We took this drive last week, (Mid September) and at the higher elevations the aspens were in their full fall glory, we did the entire trip, (8 Days) but you can see it all in less time. It changes in scenery and elevation, Most people...More

Thank dstew7003
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We have driven this complete loop several times, but this year was long and tiresome due to extensive road construction delays and black tar all over our new vehicle. I can see why repairs are made in the summer, but we were stopped every ten...More

Thank rqw
Reviewed May 12, 2016

We stayed in Telluride for a few days / then a few days in Durango, so we got to drive most of this beautiful road. Lots of places to stop and enjoy the scenery. Be careful on the section just north of Ouray -- Red...More

1  Thank rollngstone
Reviewed October 19, 2015

I left the masses on the Front Range 10 years ago, WOW, It was the best move I could have ever made. Do not bother with Denver, head right on over to SW Colorado, more Peaks and amazing scenery, friendly people. I am blessed to...More

1  Thank jarapa
Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a long drive but the scenery is spectacular. Red Mountain Pass is amazing but not for the faint of heart. Lots of places to visit on the way: Silverton, Ouray, and Telluride.

2  Thank Anita M
Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow...the drive was beautiful!! The golden trees with the mountains in the background were gorgeous!! Make sure you have your camera ready to capture pics. It's a long, winding drive but so worth it. Make sure you stop for restrooms breaks before the...More

3  Thank Deanna S
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We first drove from Durango to Silverton, through Molas and Red Mountain passes, and then spent a few days in Ouray. Then we continued on to Telluride and finally to Mesa Verde. WOW - difficult to describe! Every section is beautiful and we were lucky...More

3  Thank yogiglo
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