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Gold Belt Tour Scenic Byway - Day Tours

U.S. Highway 24, Canon City, CO
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Colorado Springs August 2017

Our guide Beki was excellent. She shared her knowledge of Colorado geology, flora & fauna, and the... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
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Drive from Divide to Royal Gorge

Beautiful scenery....if you can take a scenic route I suggest you do. Also avoided a lot of traffic.

Reviewed May 23, 2017
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See the historic Gold Belt Scenic Byway in your own 4x4 vehicle, or take a full-day guided off-road tour, with lunch included, with Colorado Jeep Tours (ColoradoJeepTours.com), based in Canon City, Colorado. See Phantom Canyon Road, Shelf Road, and the 1890's gold mining towns of Cripple Creek (population 1,200) and Victor (population 500), located at nearly 10,000 feet, on the southwest side of Pikes Peak. To make the drive on your own, visit the official website GoldBeltByway.com for maps, historical information and more!
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Aug 28, 2017
“Colorado Springs August 2017”
May 23, 2017
“Drive from Divide to Royal Gorge ”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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U.S. Highway 24, Canon City, CO
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Our guide Beki was excellent. She shared her knowledge of Colorado geology, flora & fauna, and the economic development along the trail. Well worth the time and expense. The lunch break in Victor was nice only wish we had more time to explore this village....More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery....if you can take a scenic route I suggest you do. Also avoided a lot of traffic.

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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Omg I had no ideal that Gold Belt Road was a Scenic Byway. So glad we came across this road after arriving in Colorado. We drove to Colorado Springs and stopped for breakfast at I-Hop. A nice waiter told us about this road that went...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking views! Ideally a 4 wheel drive is best. Our suv got a little hot due to the length of the trail and the hot day. Be ready for adventure - narrow 1 lane roads with 2 way traffic overhanging cliffs will keep you praying!...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2016

I started my drive on Phantom Canyon Road near the town of Penrose on US 50. The road is paved for a few miles before turning to dirt. The road gradually gains altitude as it winds it way to Victor, CO. Overall, the road is...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2014

Pick up a "Gold Belt Tour" brochure at a Colorado tourist information point and make your choice of scenic routes through the mining country between Florissant and Canyon City. We enjoyed drives on High Park Road and the Road from Florissant to Cripple Creek and...More

3  Thank Merle G
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