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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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LOVE the view!!!

Thus is scary for some people, but I'm not sure why. There's plenty of room, it's one way and I'm... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
artcardriver
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Houston TX
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Great view

I was scared witless the first drive but after a few more got over it! Well worth it! The view of... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
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A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles and that offers three miles of thrills.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow road” (50 reviews)
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Canon City, CO
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Thus is scary for some people, but I'm not sure why. There's plenty of room, it's one way and I'm not a fan of heights, even still, it's so pretty and it's free! Drove it 3 times when the for 2 days. Can park at...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

I was scared witless the first drive but after a few more got over it! Well worth it! The view of Canon city and the mountain ranges is amazing !!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 15, 2017

It has been several years but it seems like yesterday. It was late July and we were heading back up to Manitou Springs and decided to take the Skyline Drive route into Canon CIty. We had left Royal Gorge just as a major thunderstorm struck...More

1  Thank WallyNorwalk_Iowa
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Fabulous views from the drive; many places to pull off and explore. At times there are straight-down views from the road. Many "flat landers" are holding onto the car for deal life! Really well-worth making the drive.

Thank ka5snb
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite spots to drive. The up and down roads makes the drive feel like a roller-coaster. Being so high above the city, the view is stunning. Especially at night. They close the roads during bad weather though, which is good...More

Thank Alli C
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Folks from outside Colorado might think we are crazy. An annual race goes up Pikes Peak highway each summer, a drive with no guard rails that is open to the public for half the year. Trail Ridge road in Rocky Mountain National Park goes above...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

It's our "Go to place" for a breathtaking view and to put a bit of fear in to the chickens.......whether on a motorcycle or in a car, it's an awesome view! Plan to take a lot of pictures and a quick stop at select points...More

1  Thank Raimond M
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is a must if you visit Canon City. Amazing views on both sides. Its a one-lane road that starts on the northern side. There are plenty of pull-offs so you can stop and take photos or read about the history. We had people who...More

Thank taylor h
Reviewed January 19, 2017

This can be scary for anyone. Driving up on a cliff with no barriers. This is one way and the scenery is beautiful. You can see all of Canon City.

Thank EdLynns
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We ride from cripple creek to Pueblo and then up the skyline drive. You can see for miles and the road is short over the hillside but twisty Bring your scooter and have fun with a view !

Thank Sue N
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djt22017
June 10, 2017|
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Response from Technowitch | Reviewed this property |
This review is about Skyline Drive in Canon City, Colorado, not South Carolina. The former is about 3mi long. No clue about SC's.
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209dino
April 7, 2017|
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Response from davalynnspencer | Reviewed this property |
I would not try it. There's a tight turn at the end that takes you back (down) in the opposite direction. In addition, wind can be an issue with a high-profile vehicle. It's not windy everyday, but this is the Front Range of... More
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LISA619162
July 13, 2016|
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Response from karmaberry2016 | Reviewed this property |
It's a public road so it's always open
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