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Beautiful drive through the Aspen trees

Make the turn to see Irwin lake! The lake is a beautiful hidden gem in the mountains. Great picnic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yoyomanda
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Stunning views

Hiked Copley Lake which was a great workout with excellent view at the top of peaks behind the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
markeflores
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Westminster, Colorado
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The drive from Crested Butte to Paonia passes West Beckwith Mountain, the best spot in the state to view foliage. With 50 square miles of golden aspens.
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“fall colors” (28 reviews)
“aspen trees” (35 reviews)
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Crested Butte, CO
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Make the turn to see Irwin lake! The lake is a beautiful hidden gem in the mountains. Great picnic or camping spot or kayaking on the smooth water.

Thank Yoyomanda
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hiked Copley Lake which was a great workout with excellent view at the top of peaks behind the lake. Take your bug spray as in early spring at the lake there were swarms of mosquitos.

Thank markeflores
Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove up to Lost Lake (16 miles) from Crested Butte. Very worthwhile trip. Nice aspen groves, incredible views and great hiking at the lakes.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove from the Crested Butte side with my aging parents. We stopped at lake Irwin and Lost Lake before turning around. They both loved the drive. Just another 1-2 more weeks and the wildflower will be amazing.

Thank DreamBig2006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here in Late September to see some leaf color and were not disappointed. The road was in excellent shape. When we were about halfway up we were stopped to allow several hundred sheep by that were coming down the road. It was a...More

Thank travelerkent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful drive and don't forget to visit the winery's on the other side. Was too early for the wildflowers but I will be back.

Thank godineedyounow
Reviewed January 15, 2017

beautiful skin, and even more spectacular descent. not for inexperienced! go as high as you wish, for descent plan on 2000ft+ climb.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed January 2, 2017

If you are in Crested Butte in the summer you should definitely make the drive over Kebler Pass. You can go all the way to Paonia or turn around. While the road is not paved it is very good and would be fine to drive...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2016

Beautiful scenery, decent road when dry, Average car will have no issues. Worlds largest organism when you pass through the aspen trees.

Thank burk830
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Plan on taking your time and enjoying the views. The road over the pass features both paved and unpaved sections but a normal passenger vehicle can easily navigate it. We brought some snacks and pulled off at one of the convenient places to nosh and...More

Thank Marle C
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Rajeev J
Hi, Would it be good idea to visit in 2nd week of november
October 11, 2016|
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Response from BILL W | Reviewed this property |
If the snow has not started and the pass would be closed. Follow the weather reports.
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groovytree
Does anyone know if there is road construction or delays on Kebler Pass Road? Thanks, Tom
October 5, 2016|
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Response from Janette S | Reviewed this property |
DELTA/GUNNISON COUNTIES — Gunnison County Road 12 at Kebler Pass, located approximately four miles west of Crested Butte, will be closed for two hour periods between 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday from now... More
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