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Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO
+1 719-275-6339
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Terrifying but a fun side activity

We visited this on a whim at the suggestion of our rafting guide who mentioned it as we drove by... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JTrice77
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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
A nice little adventure

we went there for the thrill of it, it really is nerve racking and intense to go down this one way... read more

Reviewed yesterday
arsenio15
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New York City
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A narrow, one way road that is not suitable for RV's or over-size vehicles and that offers three miles of thrills.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow road” (47 reviews)
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Canon City, CO
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+1 719-275-6339
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this on a whim at the suggestion of our rafting guide who mentioned it as we drove by. We hadn't heard of it before. We had kids along so when our guide mentioned something about dinosaur tracks and artifacts, the kids were sold....More

Thank JTrice77
Reviewed yesterday

we went there for the thrill of it, it really is nerve racking and intense to go down this one way attraction.

Thank arsenio15
Reviewed 2 days ago

The drive was a little scary at times. Plenty of places to stop and look. It is worth the trip up and it does not take very long.

Thank jes0875
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun little drive to do if you are out exploring and it's free. Doesn't take long. There are trails there too.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are NOT afraid of heights and love roller coasters, this IS the drive to take! The view is fabulous, but the narrowness of the road does make it feel like you are walking a tightrope with your vehicle. The picture here is a...More

1  Thank TwoFrogsinaPod
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Skyline Drive is a must-see for anyone visiting the Royal Gorge/Canon City area. It's a free scenic drive along the ridge of a mountain that overlooks Canon City. You can see the Royal Gorge suspension bridge and best of all there are very visible dinosaur...More

Thank liciah6
Reviewed 4 days ago

The road is just wider than most vehicles and offers a spectacular view. There is a spot where you stop and see a dinosaur foot print after parking in a pull of spot. The drive can scare some people because of the road width, height,...More

Thank 697billm
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun, short drive along a ridge just west of Canon City. Plenty of pull off spots if you're driving, but hiking it may be your preference if you are uncomfortable with steep edges.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I hope you aren't scared of heights. This is a great drive and an overlook of the Canon. Get out of the car at each section and walk around if you aren't scared of heights. Just drive slow and you will be fine. It is...More

Thank Sprockets8000
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely worth the few minutes it takes to go out of your way to experience the thrill, but watch out for pedestrians who choose to walk/run on this road for exercise...there is barely enough room for cars and there is certainly no shoulder to move...More

Thank short32
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djt22017
11 June 2017|
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Response from Technowitch | Reviewed this property |
This review is about Skyline Drive in Canon City, Colorado, not South Carolina. The former is about 3mi long. No clue about SC's.
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209dino
8 April 2017|
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Response from davalynnspencer | Reviewed this property |
I would not try it. There's a tight turn at the end that takes you back (down) in the opposite direction. In addition, wind can be an issue with a high-profile vehicle. It's not windy everyday, but this is the Front Range of... More
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LISA619162
14 July 2016|
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Response from karmaberry2016 | Reviewed this property |
It's a public road so it's always open
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