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Central Rockies West > I-70 West

  • Overview
  • Hanging Lake
  • Rifle Falls
  • Grand MesaColorado Scenic Byway
  • Colorado NMNational Park
  • Rattlesnake Arches TH

Rattlesnake Canyon from the trail.Rattlesnake Canyon from the trail.


  • WaterfallsHanging Lake is unique and beautiful - Rifle Falls
  • Fall ColorsGrand Mesa
  • Scenic vistas450 ft tall Independence Monument in the Colorado NM - Natural stone arches in Rattlesnake Canyon
  • FlowersRifle Falls - Grand Mesa

Central Rockies West > Top of the Rockies America's BywayColorado Scenic BywayNational Forest Byway

  • Overview
  • US-24Scenic Byway
  • Ptarmigan Pass
  • Independence PassScenic Byway
  • Maroon Bells

Maroon Bells reflected in Maroon Lake.Maroon Bells


  • Fall ColorsAlong the entire route
  • FlowersIndependence Pass - Maroon Bells
  • WaterfallsThe Grottos area along Independence Pass
  • Scenic vistasThe Maroon Bells reflected in Maroon Lake - Ptarmigan Pass

Central Rockies West > West Elk Loop Scenic BywayNational Forest Byway

  • Overview
  • Marble/Crystal Mill
  • Black Canyon-North RimNational Park
  • Curecanti NRANational Park

Fall foliage near Marble, ColoradoFall foliage near Marble


  • Historical Site or BuildingsThe photogenic Mill on the Crystal River
  • WildlifeBlack Canyon-North Rim - Marble/Crystal Mill
  • FlowersMarble/Crystal Mill
  • Scenic vistasBlack Canyon of the Gunnison from the North Rim overlooks
  • Boat TourBoat tour on the Morrow Point reservoir in the Curecanti NRA