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Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway

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Trough Road - Grand County Road #1, Between Kremmlling and State Bridge, Kremmling, CO 80459
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We were traveling from Grand Junction to Loveland but wanted to go Trail Ridge. The GPS took us... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Pens4821
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Pittsburgh
Nice country road on a sunny day, but...

Google Maps suggested route as we headed west to I-70 from Rocky Mountain National Park. Unpaved... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Tobejs
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Trough Road - Grand County Road #1, Between Kremmlling and State Bridge, Kremmling, CO 80459
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were traveling from Grand Junction to Loveland but wanted to go Trail Ridge. The GPS took us this way. At first I was very hesitant. I knew nothing about the road, and going onto a gravel road in the mountains I was a little...More

1  Thank Pens4821
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Google Maps suggested route as we headed west to I-70 from Rocky Mountain National Park. Unpaved from Kremmling to State Bridge (below Bond) worried me, but day was clear and it was fine. ("Gravel" is actually packed dirt with periodic ruts and small potholes, but...More

Thank Tobejs
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We drove the Trough road/CR1 outside of Kremmling. Most of the drive is gravel, but there is one paved stretch. The road was maintained and fine. There is a scenic over look at the railroad and a Moffat tunnel with an explanation display. We are...More

1  Thank Leann S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I drove the Trough Road from Kremmling and State Road today. I have a low slung sports car so was a bit worried about the dirt road but the only problem I had was I did not want to go the 40 MPH speed limit...More

2  Thank buckmountain
Reviewed 30 July 2016

As a local, this is one of my favorite places hiking, camping, fishing, and rafting. Beautiful views I've seen Elk and Deer herds along with Bighorn sheep. It's also a shortcut to Hwy 131 and Wolcott if I'm headed west to Glenwood. If your headed...More

Thank VanoMadic
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The roadway itself was in very good condition. There are many scenic pull-offs. Some views are absolutely stunning. We will go back.

1  Thank MinnieMadison
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised this road was as smooth as it was since it was mostly gravel. We stopped multiple times to check out the views and people floating down the Colorado River. There are very few guardrails but it seemed safe and was a...More

1  Thank Judy V
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We stumbled across this by accident on our way from Glenwood Springs to Estes Park. The views of the Colorado River and the surrounding area were very nice. We were a bit surprised that a large portion of this was gravel, but we didn't mind....More

1  Thank jeffswmn
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Traveling through and this caught my eye. Check it out next time you travel through Kremmling Colorado.

1  Thank Food_Guru101
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We enjoyed a lovely drive with great views. Stopped at a scenic overlook for an awesome picnic. Great, fun drive.

2  Thank Janet F
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