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“Scary...palms were sweating the whole way”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Skyline Drive

Skyline Drive
Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Canon City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles and that offers three miles of thrills.
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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93 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Scary...palms were sweating the whole way”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

It is pretty scary drive...BUT WELL WORTH IT......Great areas to stop and view / take pictures. Takes about 25 - 30 minutes for the whole drive....

Visited June 2014
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Canon City, Colorado
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great View; Interesting Old Road”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

View dinosaur tracks from underneath on the way up this interesting one-way road built in 1905. Notice the arch at the entry with a stone from every state. The entrance is off US 50 about 3 miles west of Canon City and you drop down into an interesting old residential area near Downtown Canon City. From the top of this Dakota Sandstone Hogback you'll see the interesting geology of the area,

Visited June 2014
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Minnesota
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

It was breathtaking! The road is narrow and doesn't seem big enough for a car sometimes but excellent views!

Visited June 2014
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Canon City, Colorado
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A view from above”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Nice drive, great view. Took my binocs and could see some amazing views. Will definitelly go again....

Visited November 2013
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Canon City, Colorado
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22 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great views and it's free!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a great 10 minute drive over the hogbacks of Canon City. It gives you great views of the mountains and of Canon. It was built by convicts in the 30's or 40's. It is very narrow at times with little road shoulders and at times the road seems to be without any shoulders on either side. Not for people with a fear of heights. It is one way, so you don't have to worry about traffic from the opposite direction.

Visited April 2014
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