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Collegiate Peaks Scenic Overlook

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Address: US Highway 24, Buena Vista, CO
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Spectacular View

On our way out of Buena Vista, we made a stop here for one last look at the majestic Sawatch Range and the Collegiate Peaks. It's a typical overlook -- a few pavilions and picnic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Netterski
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Berryville, Arkansas
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Berryville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On our way out of Buena Vista, we made a stop here for one last look at the majestic Sawatch Range and the Collegiate Peaks. It's a typical overlook -- a few pavilions and picnic tables, some bathrooms, signs and trails. But it's well worth the stop.

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Buena Vista, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like everything in BV that's worthwhile and valued by longtime locals this is an awe inspiring view. Great Family Visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fun stop for the entire family as we all really enjoyed the great views and convenience of this overlook. Make a point to stop by Collegiate Peaks on your way through the area!

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Thank Amy S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

That is the tagline for Chaffee County and it is true from this overlook. Great views of the Collegiate Peaks.

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Thank Muka T
North Carolina, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Stopped by this over look on our way into Bueno Vista. What a treat!!! Wonderful view of the valley and mountains . Well worth the stop even if for a 20 minute leg stretch.

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Wortham, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Beautiful mountain range. We camped in Buena Vista in June 2015 and had the view of the mountain range from our campsite. We would sit outside and admire the mountains. It's so peaceful.

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

There are picnic tables and clean pit toilets, but it's the view that makes this a great stop. You're elevated on a hill and look out over the Collegiate Peaks and Buena Vista. It's great for a family photo with this background. It's great stop if you're on a drive to/from Colorado Springs to have a quick snack or picnic... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is a great stopping point on our way to the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs from Colorado Springs. Beautiful views for my friends to see where we were heading!

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Lafayette Colorado USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We went to one of the overlooks, there are a few, met nice folks, who took our pic. It was beautiful and a good introduction to our trip into Buena Vista.

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We decided to head up to this spot last minute. As we were watching the sunset we thought we were going to get skunked as some clouds formed as the sun was setting. It was a little cool and breezy so we were about to leave, but then the colors started popping and it turned out to be beautiful.

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