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Top of the Rockies National Scenic Byway

Basics
Location:
South of Vail in the central Rockies
Setting:
Mountainous
Surface:
Paved
Length:
75 miles
Time:
3 to 5 hours
Season:
Year-round, but heavy snows can prevent access to viewpoints and sites

Description

With Colorado's highest peaks on all sides, this aptly named road travels right through the center of the Rocky Mountains. The Top of the Rockies byway crosses the Continental Divide twice as it travels south along the spine of North America. The scenery is spectacular and the well-maintained road is kept open year-round.

Details

Location:
South of Vail in the central Rockies
Setting:
Mountainous
Surface:
Paved
Length:
75 miles
Time:
3 to 5 hours
Main Roads:
US-24 E and CO-82 W
Season:
Year-round, but heavy snows can prevent access to viewpoints and sites
Camping Info
Tigiwon, Hornsilver, Blodgett, Camp Hale, Halfmoon

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