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Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

Highway 7, 72 and 119, Estes Park, CO
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Great Views at Every Turn

This is a relatively easy drive for spectacular view. Take your time and enjoy the drive as there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Peak to Peak, Estes

Pretty Drive. Good views, easy drive with nice curves. Forest still green. Something to do when... read more

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Popular route from Estes Park to Black Hawk.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“central city” (78 reviews)
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Highway 7, 72 and 119, Estes Park, CO
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a relatively easy drive for spectacular view. Take your time and enjoy the drive as there are great photo spots around every turn,

Thank stillerz
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pretty Drive. Good views, easy drive with nice curves. Forest still green. Something to do when visiting Estes Park.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway into Estes Park rather than the quick way. Great scenery & less traffic! You pass the Wild Basin Area of the Park & we pulled off at Lily Lake on the way in & saw some moose!

Thank Dixie E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We traveled to Pike's Peak during a visit to Colorado. THe fee to enter the park was $26 but it is worth every penny. The views are breathtaking along the scenic byway. While the drive is somewhat scary, it is not to be missed.

Thank maggiewittke
Reviewed 4 days ago

Safe mountain road to drive on. Not scary at all. Nice trip even with some road construction along the way.

Thank Hoosier1975
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

During a business trip I took advantage of the scenic byway. Don't be in a hurry and enjoy the views. The road is mostly a two lane highway. Most of the damaged areas have been repaired.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took this nice drive with scenic views coming back to Denver from a week in RMNP. Next time we will take another route as the views are nice, but underwhelming after the park.

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just Beautiful. Lots of small towns along the way. It will take longer than you expect due to stopping to view the beauty. A must see in Colorado!

Thank condonsation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly suggest a GoPro or other video device on this scenic drive. Pictures will not capture the views. Be ready to sit back and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Jessie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little more layed back drive beautiful scenery in the Indian peaks wilderness area and Nederland is a quirky little mountain town that's fun to walk around

Thank troyhusler64
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from B K | Reviewed this property |
You could easily do boulder to Nederland then you're on the peak to peak to allenspark than Estes park and proceed to rocky mtn national park, you could do it in a long, full day and be back in Boulder for the night if... More
Michael H
July 11, 2017|
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Response from Joan J | Reviewed this property |
I'd give it a full day and plan on making a lot of stops along the way. I live on the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and a thousand possible stops come to mind - a walk around Lily Lake and its views of the Longs massif and the... More
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Carol N | Reviewed this property |
Estes Park in December is usually (but not without exception) dry and not as cold as you'd think. This is a dry period for us and we consider a White Christmas an oddity! The roads into town and in the area are well... More