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“Very scenic, especially when the aspens are turning”

Ranked #4 of 18 things to do in Cortez
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Owner description: The 105-mile stretch of the Dolores River and its surrounding 26,000-acre wilderness area is popular for a variety of outdoor activities.
Boulder, Colorado
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very scenic, especially when the aspens are turning”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

This is a very scenic river canyon with ever-changing mountain views. We were lucky enough to be driving it at the peak of aspen viewing, providing interesting patterns of aspens and conifers on the mountain sides.

Visited September 2012
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“So gorgeous”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

We did a day of hiking in this area on marked hiking paths. Loved it. You could find paths that were strenuous and some that were easier. Found a nice park to have lunch in as well.

Visited September 2012
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Cortez, Colorado
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful drive”
Reviewed August 29, 2012

Take your time. Stop. Lovely canyon. Lovely drive up towards Telluride. Can be scarey in the winter, but a must do drive in the fall.

Visited August 2012
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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140 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed June 8, 2012

This is a very peaceful & beautiful drive. A can't miss on your vacation. Eat at the hamburger place in Delores.

Visited June 2012
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