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Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways

San Juan Skyway, US 550 near Silverton

Eleven of Colorado’s 25 byways are designated by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation as America’s Byways®, which gives Colorado more national designations than any other state.

Colorado's Scenic and Historic Byways program is celebrating its 25th anniversary during 2014. Prior to visiting a byway, we recommend the following:


Select a  Scenic Byway below for more information:

South Platte River Trail Santa Fe Trail Highway of Legends Frontier Pathways Gold Belt Tour Los Caminos Antiguos Silver Thread Collegiate Peaks Top of the Rockies Alpine Loop San Juan Skyway Trail of the Ancients West Elk Loop Unaweep Tabeguache Grand Mesa Dinosaur Diamond Flat Tops Trail Colorado River Headwaters Cache La Poudre-North Park Trail Ridge Road Pawnee Pioneer Trails Peak to Peak Guanella Pass Lariat Loop Mount Evans

Contact Information

Lenore C. Bates
Colorado Scenic Byways Coordinator
(303) 757-9786
4201 E Arkansas Ave, Shumate Bldg
Denver CO 80222-3406
(303) 757-9727 fax

2014 Partnerships

Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways 2014 partnerships

All-American Road Sponsor:

America's Byways Sponsor:


Colorado Scenic Byway Sponsor:

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