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One of the best trails in CO!

Took Last Dollar Rd as an alternative to some of the more intense jeep trails and couldn't believe... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SPaniccia
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Wonderful Jeep Ride

We enjoyed the trail of forests, fields, flowers, and mountains. We recommend this road for scenery.

Reviewed 11 July 2017
tlocke
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okla
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Ridgway, CO
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took Last Dollar Rd as an alternative to some of the more intense jeep trails and couldn't believe how awesome it was! Varied topography, lots of wildlife, cattle, and horses, and some of the best views in CO. While most of the road is an...More

Thank SPaniccia
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the trail of forests, fields, flowers, and mountains. We recommend this road for scenery.

Thank tlocke
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Mother Natures Finest! Drove from Telluride to Ridgeway. Had lunch in Ridgeway. Outstanding! Lots of Aspen trees.

Thank Stacy F
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Need high ground clearance for sure. My 2015 Escape scraped bottom a few times. 4wd absolutely necessary if it's been raining. A few sketchy holes but we made it through, fun! The views were amazing and breath taking! We were going to Telluride, it took...More

Thank DJPaula
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This scenic drive between the Ridgway area and Telluride is wonderful regardless of the season. Early summer brings wildflowers galore, fall it is awash with vibrant color, and wildlife like deer, elk and even bear year around. As a photographer many of my most valued...More

Thank RockJumpers
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Spring time up high with flowers and aspens putting out new leaves. BEAUTIFUL pictures up high. Snow up there but not on the road.

Thank 55711Cancunsunset
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Terrific trip but the road is definitely for 4WD high clearance vehicles. Great scenery. A must see.

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The wonderful 1969 film, "True Grit" (for which John Wayne won his only Oscar) was filmed in and around Ridgway/Ouray. The opening and closing scenes were filmed on Last Dollar Road--at what is now an abandoned farm.

Thank BQuigley1976
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We ventured up Last Dollar Road during the fall color change and were absolutely blown away by the incredible mountain views and the array of beautiful colors along the road. Last Dollar road runs through the heart of the Rocky Mountains from just outside of...More

Thank fatkidlikesfood
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Did this in a rental car, so don't tell company. Must have all or four wheel drive. We were very lucky as road mostly dry though some slush and melting snow high. Went from Ridgeway side to Telluride and very scary descent towards end as...More

Thank djkeys
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Kerry L
18 August 2017|
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Response from Doug S | Reviewed this property |
During that time of year be sure to check with folks in Ridgway on the current road conditions as you could encounter snow at that time. I would not recommend taking a passenger car over that road. Approaches from each end... More
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Dfarms
1 September 2015|
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Response from agelessgoddess | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can, however you will need to trailer your ATV to a staging area right outside Last Dollar Ranch, about a mile or so in. The only problem is that once you get to the end of the road at Hwy. 145, going into... More
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pinhigh18
30 July 2015|
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Response from Jerry F | Reviewed this property |
It could be tricky in spots. If you give it a go - just NEVER stop in a wet, muddy or stream over the road area. If you lose your forward momentum, it's a very long distance for help. The mud is very clay like and is quite... More
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