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Address: Canon City, CO
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+1 719-275-6339
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A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles...

A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles and that offers three miles of thrills.

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Beautiful view for free!

This road takes you along the ridge of skyline drive. View to the east are of Canon City and views to the left are beautiful mountains. The road is a fun roller coaster type... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Linda F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This road takes you along the ridge of skyline drive. View to the east are of Canon City and views to the left are beautiful mountains. The road is a fun roller coaster type road. It is one way and pretty narrow. Driver keep your eyes on the road at all times!!! This road is paved and has multiple pull... More 

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Thank Linda F
Dallas, TX
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess I never had time but many times have I passed through Canon City and right by this drive. I finally took the time to drive it and it was great. 1 lane right on top of a ridge with excellent views of Canon City and the surrounding area. Places to park and hike around as well. Well worth... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view at the top of the mountain it's beautiful but If you are afraid of heights and narrow roads, this is not for you. At thehe road is very narrow and there in not way back ( we didn't knew )so you have to keep going and going until the road starts to descend. very end there is a... More 

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Thank Honc2011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Why not go. It's frigging free! Terrific views from this totally free park in Canon city, CO the drive is easy to miss but look for it and double back if you need to. It is worth it. You can see a really cool sunset from up there. Truly amazing. Must see and must do.

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Thank Will E
Woodsville, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

This is a beautiful, short,one way drive off u.s.route 50,no guard rails and narrow so you have to be careful but it's worth it.

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Thank scitchie
Mesquite, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

The road was twisty and the views amazing. At the top you can see on both sides. Canon City on one side and mountains on the other. Loved it

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Thank freezequeen55
No. VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Skyline Drive, just west of Canon City is an awesome drive!!! It's a narrow one lane (one way) road across the top of a ridge on the west side of town. The views are spectacular on both sides of the Drive. It's not for the faint of heart, but it's a fun drive!! I'd definitely recommend it!!

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Thank mlowder500
Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Beautiful drive on the ridge! It was a very clear day and we stopped and walked the ridge at the pull off area!

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Wetmore, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

If you really want to enjoy the view from Skyline Drive, get someone else to drive so you can look around. However, there are places to park so you can spend time visiting trails and dinosaur information markers.

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Thank davalynnspencer
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

This is a hill top view that overlooks Canon City, CO. Used to live in Canon City and always made it a point to take visitors here. We return whenever we go back to see CC. It's just a short drive upward. Not for those that are fearful of heights. Highly recommend all visitors check this point of view out.

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