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Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway

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Scenic mountain road

The views atop this mountain are worth enduring the rugged ride up. It is out of the way but worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
This road to State Bridge is rough but scenic

Trough road out of Kremmling is scenic. There's been a lot of change at State Bridge since I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
carbajalj
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Denver, Colorado
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Trough Road - Grand County Road #1, Between Kremmlling and State Bridge, Kremmling, CO 80459
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views atop this mountain are worth enduring the rugged ride up. It is out of the way but worth the trip.p

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trough road out of Kremmling is scenic. There's been a lot of change at State Bridge since I passed through there about 20 years ago. It is a definite scenic ride if you can make the time.

Thank carbajalj
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Kremmling is very quiet and only worth visiting to do an activity like WWRafting. However, the Tough rd. is worth driving, if only to see the Colorado River rapids and rail line running side by side.

Thank vincenth1959
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This drive was very scenic. We stopped at the river and braved the mosquitoes to let the dogs have a swim. Recommended.

Thank Trailertrish
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We drove this way to go river rafting and found ourselves wanting to stop at every corner to enjoy the view. From scenic valleys to rugged canyons this drive had it all.

1  Thank Kent F
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Great views, great road, besides, how else are you going to get to Highway 131 let alone 301 to hit the Colorado?

1  Thank likeparty
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were traveling from Grand Junction to Loveland but wanted to go Trail Ridge. The GPS took us this way. At first I was very hesitant. I knew nothing about the road, and going onto a gravel road in the mountains I was a little...More

7  Thank Pens4821
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Google Maps suggested route as we headed west to I-70 from Rocky Mountain National Park. Unpaved from Kremmling to State Bridge (below Bond) worried me, but day was clear and it was fine. ("Gravel" is actually packed dirt with periodic ruts and small potholes, but...More

Thank Tobejs
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We drove the Trough road/CR1 outside of Kremmling. Most of the drive is gravel, but there is one paved stretch. The road was maintained and fine. There is a scenic over look at the railroad and a Moffat tunnel with an explanation display. We are...More

1  Thank Leann S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I drove the Trough Road from Kremmling and State Road today. I have a low slung sports car so was a bit worried about the dirt road but the only problem I had was I did not want to go the 40 MPH speed limit...More

2  Thank buckmountain
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