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Collegiate Peaks Scenic Overlook

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Address: US Highway 24, Buena Vista, CO
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surprise on the way to Buena Vista

Passed by this scenic lookout on the way from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista, Not bad a view on a clear day. Nice vista view of the town from high ground.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passed by this scenic lookout on the way from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista, Not bad a view on a clear day. Nice vista view of the town from high ground.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fall colors and Sunrise made this spectacular. Stopped about ten times along Route 24 to enjoy the view even though I'd been thru here a dozen times. The fog hanging on Mt Princeton was cool.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Amazing views of the towering peaks. Take a minute to appreciate-it is well worth the stop here to reflect on the beauty and majesty of the mountains.

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Berryville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

On our way out of Buena Vista, we made a stop here for one last look at the majestic Sawatch Range and the Collegiate Peaks. It's a typical overlook -- a few pavilions and picnic tables, some bathrooms, signs and trails. But it's well worth the stop.

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Buena Vista, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Like everything in BV that's worthwhile and valued by longtime locals this is an awe inspiring view. Great Family Visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was a fun stop for the entire family as we all really enjoyed the great views and convenience of this overlook. Make a point to stop by Collegiate Peaks on your way through the area!

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Thank Amy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

That is the tagline for Chaffee County and it is true from this overlook. Great views of the Collegiate Peaks.

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North Carolina, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stopped by this over look on our way into Bueno Vista. What a treat!!! Wonderful view of the valley and mountains . Well worth the stop even if for a 20 minute leg stretch.

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Wortham, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Beautiful mountain range. We camped in Buena Vista in June 2015 and had the view of the mountain range from our campsite. We would sit outside and admire the mountains. It's so peaceful.

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

There are picnic tables and clean pit toilets, but it's the view that makes this a great stop. You're elevated on a hill and look out over the Collegiate Peaks and Buena Vista. It's great for a family photo with this background. It's great stop if you're on a drive to/from Colorado Springs to have a quick snack or picnic... More 

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