Scenic Byways & Drives
Drive over Berthoud Pass and make a grand entrance into the country, ride along the mighty Colorado River or climb over Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain Park. Whether you prefer a quick drive or longer, breathtaking journey, Grand County has the awe-inspiring scenic drive for you. Read on about our scenic drives and get ready to hit the open road.
Colorado River Headwaters Scenic and Historic Byway
The Colorado River Headwaters Scenic and Historic Byway parallels one of America's mightest rivers. Along the three-hour drive, keep your eyes peeled for wildlife and some of the most majestic views in Grand County.read more
East of WInter Park, Corona Pass climbs 15 miles to the top of the Continental Divide and showcases Grand County's rich railroad hertiage along the way.read more
Historic Byways & Drives
In addition to some of the classic byways and drives available in Grand County, there are several smaller roads that trace the area’s history. The passages follow the original stagecoach roads that crossed the county during its earliest days. Explore them to delve into the area’s rich Western and railroad history.read more
Located just south of Shadow Mountain Lake near Cutthroat Bay, Stillwater Pass is an easy-to-access scenic drive with lots of dispersed camping and trails along the way. Off-highway vehicles, bikers and hikers make use of the pass during the summer, while snowmobilers love the area in the winter.read more
Trail Ridge Road
Traverse Rocky Mountain National Park along this high-elevation route stretching from Grand Lake to Estes Park. Covering a total of 48 miles (11 of which are above tree line) and reaching heights of over 12,000 feet, the historic scenic drive offers thrilling views, wildlife sightings and spectacular alpine wildflower exhibitions.read more
Located west of Kremmling, Trough Road in a breathtaking scenic drive with activities and sightseeing opportunities along the way. Set out on Trough Road for a 24.4-mile journey from Kremmling to the Colorado River Gorge.
Travel from Parshall in Grand County to Silverthorne in Summit County, and take in sights of the Gore Mountain Range on your way.read more