Phantom Canyon Road

Phantom Canyon Road, Cripple Creek: Address, Phone Number, Phantom Canyon Road Reviews: 4.5/5

Phantom Canyon Road
4.5
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Stormchaser214
Divide, CO175 contributions
Fun drive
Oct 2020 • Family
We got to drive on this road after church on Sunday. It was very scenic but it's very narrow, which is one of the only drawbacks. Nice to go on if you have a couple hours.
Written December 15, 2020
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Autumn P
East Peoria, IL1,034 contributions
Really enjoyed this scenic drive
Oct 2020 • Couples
We went to cripple creek and at the visitors center found out about this scenic drive. We drove our jeep through it in about 1 1/2 hours, stopping for photos. It was fun, scary, beautiful, tight in some spots. Our 4 for jeep has wide tires so when passing it got sketchy. Really enjoyed this drive. 1 hour from Colorado Springs.
Written October 10, 2020
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sb c
Cincinnati, OH129 contributions
Beautiful
Sep 2020
If you have time to drive this 20MPH gravel road don't miss it! Saw some campers in designated sites. Amazing being in the canyon and imagining mining for gold here. We were told some people still mine for gold in the canyon. Lucky to drive this while the birch trees were changing to bright yellow leaves.
Written September 27, 2020
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MNDaveC
Minneapolis, MN25 contributions
Decent road, but not great for Mountain views
Aug 2020 • Family
There are some really unique sights along this route, but most of the time you are inside a descending canyon limiting your view. There are many unique rock formations that are pretty cool, but you are NOT seeing for miles across mountain peaks. Having driven cool mountain road elsewhere, i found this road a bit overrated. Wish i has time to try the shelf road.
Written August 29, 2020
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reohatake
9 contributions
We were killimg time waiting for food.
Aug 2020 • Couples
We had a 50 minute wait for food back in Cañon City so we took a drive. Didn't get all the way through but what we saw was gorgeous.
Written August 22, 2020
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E5212KHjohno
Fort Myers Beach, FL3 contributions
Beautiful remote drive
Aug 2020
Recalling past trips and how the road has improved, still winding dusty gravel road, over the many years we have taken this route. Our first trip over 35 years ago we had thought to be a shortcut back to Canon City from Colorado Springs. Took us way longer than we thought. It is very scenic and remote. Which is two of our favorite characteristics.
Written August 17, 2020
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modlifer
North Canton, OH161 contributions
Off the Beaten Path
Jul 2020 • Family
Prior to picking this route I did a bit of reading and research in order to be prepared. The pictures online did NOT do it justice! While an SUV is ideal basically any vehicle can make the drive. There are areas to rest and checkout the amazing views along the way. It is a slow journey but worth every minute.
Written July 27, 2020
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FloridaDebi
Florida30 contributions
Great day trip
May 2020 • Solo
I’m in Colorado Springs often for work, since I was staying through the weekend, I decided to do a day trip to Phantom Canyon.
Wow - definitely an experience, dirt road all the way and will take you quite some time to do the 22 miles. The road is very narrow at points and a bit challenging but worth the trip.
I came in from 115 and and traveled back at Victor through hwy 67.
Written May 17, 2020
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Katelyn Herman
Broken Arrow, OK1 contribution
Amazing place
May 2020
It is an amazing place to visit if you are here for a business trip, family, Girl Scouts, friends ect. It is also a great place for pets to climb.
Written May 9, 2020
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thedee2013
Cripple Creek, CO18 contributions
A journey to the rocks
Jul 2019
This was a delight from the beginning to the end. The view via the tunnel is just one example of what awaits around every bend. One piece of advise...take your time.
Written December 10, 2019
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