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Last Dollar 4x4 Road, Colorado

Wonderful family SUV trip

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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 20.6 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This scenic ranchland and forest backroad is a great alternative to the paved drive between Ridgway and Telluride. You’ll see abundant... more »

Tips:  Trail can be driven in either direction. Great camping on south side above Telluride. Stay off this road if rain is expected.

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Points of Interest

1. Start of Trail

From Highway 62, head south on well-marked Last Dollar Road 0.8 west of mile marker 12.

2. Head Into Forest

Bear left on narrowing road that heads into the forest.

3. Great Camp Spot

Flat area on right under trees is great camp spot with incredible views.

4. Highway 145

After passing Telluride Airport, continue downhill on paved road to Highway 145. Telluride is to the left. To reach Silverton via Ophir Pass, turn right, then immediately left staying on 145. Ophir Pass is also available from FunTreks on EveryTrail.