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This 17 mile loop along a gravel road was highly entertaining. It takes you past old silver mining... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
pfefmeister
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Petaluma, California
Great views and interesting sights

We drove up Bachelor Loop in the rain and enjoyed seeing mines and scenery. As the sun came out... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
debbiebernardo
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

This 17 mile loop along a gravel road was highly entertaining. It takes you past old silver mining operations, as it ascends to the top of the canyon, before descending back into Creede. Don’t miss the side road to the Last Chance mine, sitting high...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

We drove up Bachelor Loop in the rain and enjoyed seeing mines and scenery. As the sun came out, everything looked brighter. Make sure you stop by the Last Chance Mine. Great tour, artifacts and views! Worth the trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Our first trip through we went in the truck. Second time we trailered the ATVs and did the ATV routes. Both times were awesome. I believe we hit the peak of the aspens. the sites were interesting. We rode the rough rough rough road to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

If mining history interests you, this is a must. I highly recommend taking the tour of last chance mine (currently operating and mining amethyst). Pics and more details at etbtravelphotography.com

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Very interesting views of the mines. Gorgeous views of the valley. Traveled in the fall..... the aspens were changing.... well worth the effort.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ritasM3822XF
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Great scenery and geological dream. Don't miss the strange little mining museum at the top. (last chance mine) I would skip the 15 $ tour. Not worth it. BUT great rocks and minerals for sale.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

unbelievable sights of historic mining activities, some in real good shape, as if just from yesterday. Also good wild life around

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Stop by the Visitor Center to grab a map....for $3 you can get a map with extensive explanations of the 16 sites on Bachelor's Loop in addition to the map. Superb scenery and interesting history of Creede.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Road is narrow on spots and graded dirt, but the journey is well worth your time. We went as a group of six cars which required a little management when we meet traffic coming in the opposite direction. Our compact passenger car managed the roads...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank David C
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Top of Main St. in Creede, continue on for spectacular views of the Creede, Colorado area. You'll pass many old mine buildings, no longer in use for some spectacular photo ops. An easy drive.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Max W
November 15, 2018|
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Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
I've seen them on the loop. Probably from nearby motels but not sure. Colorado doesn't permit them on state highway roads (they'll ticket you if caught)
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LibbyH566
September 4, 2018|
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Response from Islandcreekers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can travel this road in a regular vehicle. It is suggested to travel in a counter-clockwise direction as the steepest part is just north of Creed and is easier to navigate going uphill.
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LibbyH566
September 4, 2018|
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Response from EssGeeKay | Reviewed this property |
AWD would be best
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