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Molas Pass

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Million Dollar Highway, Silverton, CO
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Stunning

I've been up the Colorado trail via Little Molas Lake several times. Recently I took a friend from... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
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Absolutely gorgeous. You will find yourself singing, "The hills are alive...." when you reach this... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
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Million Dollar Highway, Silverton, CO
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"colorado trail"
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"the million dollar highway"
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"worth a stop"
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"take photos"
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"breathtaking views"
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"campground"
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"dash"
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

I've been up the Colorado trail via Little Molas Lake several times. Recently I took a friend from PA up the trail. I made sure she spent a few days acclimating to the area before we hiked. The first stretch is uphill and much to...More

Thank beance
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous. You will find yourself singing, "The hills are alive...." when you reach this pass. Plenty of room for parking and taking in the truly spectacular scenery. Mother Nature gets a five star review!

Thank Nice D
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Great views here of the mountains and alpine meadows. Lots of parking, restrooms, and informative plaques. Great place to take a quick break on a drive along the Million Dollar Highway.

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

Our family camped out in the Molas Pass Campground and it was beautiful. They did some kayaking and caught fish. The best part, to me, was the scenic drive to and fro. Gorgeously breathtaking views on 550. My advise, have either a dash cam or...More

1  Thank handzofmaestro
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

The views are breathtaking! The drive from Durango to the campground are spectacular. We need to install a dash camera and record that drive.

1  Thank Barry P
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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

The views here are not to be believed. I've been here twice in the last week and just a slight change in weather can make the place appear so different. I highly recommend a stop.

Thank mackanna
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Reviewed November 26, 2016

There was about 1 foot of snow on the ground so it made for awesome views of the valley below. It was cold, but the wind was not blowing too much, so it was tolerable. Out Husky/Shepard mix dog loved the cold and snow, she...More

Thank amandar0259
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

We stopped at Molas Pass while driving the Million Dollar Highway scenic byway (US550). There is a parking area with short, paved walkways to a viewpoint with educational signage. You are surrounded by towering mountain peaks and can see Molas Lake sparkling in the meadows...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

The pull over at Molas Pass is perfect for taking photos! Outstanding views! Nice restrooms are available.

Thank Cindy G
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Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We drove up this pass to explore our favorite mountain range, the San Juans! High altitude and scenic mountain views of this young jagged range are awesome. Highly recommended even if you have to take the most dangerous road in Colorado- Red Mountain Pass!

Thank April A
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