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“Summertime Ride”

Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Ranked #1 of 75 things to do in Estes Park
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Popular route from Estes Park to Black Hawk.
Reviewed January 10, 2014

This road isn't for someone new in the winter. Check wind before you go as is is a good place to get you camper blown off the road. Summer only!

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Reviewed December 23, 2013

This highway is great as long as you don't want to get anywhere. If you want to get to Estes or Idaho Sprgs, take a real road. People drive way too slow, the winter streets are iced over and very dangerous. If your auto breaks down, you're going to be so far away from any civilization, that a tow is going to cost an arm and a leg, once someone discovers you.

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Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

To avoid the accident on 36 took this route in a snow storm. Don't expect a plow truck. Sitting between two county lines a sherriff can only help so far. Stick with the summer or blue bird winter days.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

This route takes you from Nederland northward to Estes Park. The road is smooth and scenery beutiful. You can hike near Brainard Lake Recreational Area in the National Forest (Ward), Wild Basin area in Rocky Mountain National Park (Allenspark), and Long's Peak Trailhead in Rocky Mountain National Park (between Allenspark and Estes Park). There is excellent food and lodging along the way. The September 2013 floods affected the shoulders of the road between Allenspark and Estes Park but the damaged area is well marked and under repair.

1  Thank DenverUKTraveler
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

We were told that the route was dangerous by some fellow Brits. This proved completely wrong The road was a little uneven for about a mile or so mainly due to the recent floods but other than that. .........stunning and we were in a RV. The first snow of the season was on the mountains and the aspen had started to turn orange.
TIP:- At Estes Park Call in at the brewery for a well earned meal and drink. Equally stunning in a different sort of way.

2  Thank dezzagee
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