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Wonderful Jeep Ride

We enjoyed the trail of forests, fields, flowers, and mountains. We recommend this road for scenery.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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High clearance vehicle required

Mother Natures Finest! Drove from Telluride to Ridgeway. Had lunch in Ridgeway. Outstanding! Lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stacy F
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Ridgway, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the trail of forests, fields, flowers, and mountains. We recommend this road for scenery.

Thank tlocke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mother Natures Finest! Drove from Telluride to Ridgeway. Had lunch in Ridgeway. Outstanding! Lots of Aspen trees.

Thank Stacy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need high ground clearance for sure. My 2015 Escape scraped bottom a few times. 4wd absolutely necessary if it's been raining. A few sketchy holes but we made it through, fun! The views were amazing and breath taking! We were going to Telluride, it took...More

Thank DJPaula
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This scenic drive between the Ridgway area and Telluride is wonderful regardless of the season. Early summer brings wildflowers galore, fall it is awash with vibrant color, and wildlife like deer, elk and even bear year around. As a photographer many of my most valued...More

Thank RockJumpers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spring time up high with flowers and aspens putting out new leaves. BEAUTIFUL pictures up high. Snow up there but not on the road.

Thank 55711Cancunsunset
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Terrific trip but the road is definitely for 4WD high clearance vehicles. Great scenery. A must see.

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The wonderful 1969 film, "True Grit" (for which John Wayne won his only Oscar) was filmed in and around Ridgway/Ouray. The opening and closing scenes were filmed on Last Dollar Road--at what is now an abandoned farm.

Thank BQuigley1976
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We ventured up Last Dollar Road during the fall color change and were absolutely blown away by the incredible mountain views and the array of beautiful colors along the road. Last Dollar road runs through the heart of the Rocky Mountains from just outside of...More

Thank fatkidlikesfood
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Did this in a rental car, so don't tell company. Must have all or four wheel drive. We were very lucky as road mostly dry though some slush and melting snow high. Went from Ridgeway side to Telluride and very scary descent towards end as...More

Thank djkeys
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My wife and I decided to take on this trail at the same time the area received its first snowfall which made a bit of a challenge. Overall all is a nice drive from Ridgway to Telluride. The only requirement for the road would be...More

2  Thank Charles T
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1 September 2015|
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Response from agelessgoddess | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can, however you will need to trailer your ATV to a staging area right outside Last Dollar Ranch, about a mile or so in. The only problem is that once you get to the end of the road at Hwy. 145, going into... More
29 July 2015|
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Response from Jerry F | Reviewed this property |
It could be tricky in spots. If you give it a go - just NEVER stop in a wet, muddy or stream over the road area. If you lose your forward momentum, it's a very long distance for help. The mud is very clay like and is quite... More