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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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Must see!

Thanks to our server on the Royal Gorge Railroad for recommending this attraction to us. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bdcoles
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
via mobile
Scared me witless!

We were in town for the first time visiting friends and they took us to see the sights. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OtPot
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Anderson, South Carolina
via mobile
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A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles and that offers three miles of thrills.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“both sides” (77 reviews)
“dinosaur tracks” (60 reviews)
“narrow road” (53 reviews)
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Canon City, CO
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+1 719-275-6339
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to our server on the Royal Gorge Railroad for recommending this attraction to us. I understand it could be intimidating to some but my wife and I enjoyed every bit of it very much. This is a no-cost must see if you are in...More

Thank bdcoles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for the first time visiting friends and they took us to see the sights. They didn’t warn us about the “exposure”! Thankfully it is one way only because there is no way for 2 vehicles of any kind to pass. The...More

Thank OtPot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Road only goes one way but is an easy trip. Has great views of the city below! If you're afraid of heights this might be challenging for you. Lots of places along to pull off to park. Also nice dirt trails to the top.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this little drive with the top down on our Jeep. It's a one-way drive, but there are no guard rails, so don't drive like an idiot. At times you are driving on the knife's edge, so some may find this too exciting. It...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We climbed up to the top of Skyline Drive and watch the sunrise. You could see the moon on one side and the sun coming up on the other- absolutely breath taking!

Thank Mundagreen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Challenging but beautiful drive! Exciting and great views all around... I would highly recommend this drive!

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this! It took us a couple hours but we stopped a lot, took a quick hike, and had a picnic lunch. There were a couple scary spots with no guardrails but not too bad. We saw two tarantulas so be careful. Kids liked...More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a short, but beautiful drive being able to see both sides of the valley. At the top, you can park and take a short hike to the bottom.

Thank dianedowd
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The one way road was an exciting drive with twists and turns. Views were beautiful and a little scary where the side of the road fades just out of view as you make your way up and down the mile and a half drive. At...More

Thank TalesOfTheTrip
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Did this drive awhile back with a friend actually 2 years ago and if you are afraid of heights, have someone else drive. So beautiful to see everything on both sides of the narrow thin road high up above Canon City.

Thank Heysteph2014
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djt22017
11 June 2017|
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Response from Technowitch | Reviewed this property |
This review is about Skyline Drive in Canon City, Colorado, not South Carolina. The former is about 3mi long. No clue about SC's.
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209dino
8 April 2017|
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Response from davalynnspencer | Reviewed this property |
I would not try it. There's a tight turn at the end that takes you back (down) in the opposite direction. In addition, wind can be an issue with a high-profile vehicle. It's not windy everyday, but this is the Front Range of... More
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LISA619162
14 July 2016|
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Response from karmaberry2016 | Reviewed this property |
It's a public road so it's always open
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