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most scenic route from colorado springs to estes park

  1. Colorado Springs, CO

    Travel Overview: 1 hour 4 minutes — 30 mi

  2. Pikes Peak

    Travel Overview: — 0 mi

  3. Pikes Peak

    Travel Overview: 2 hours 37 minutes — 94 mi

  4. Guanella Pass Scenic Byway

    Travel Overview: 29 minutes — 23 mi

  5. Lariat Loop Scenic & Historic Byway

    Travel Overview: 41 minutes — 36 mi

  6. Estes Park, CO

    Travel Overview: 46 minutes — 37 mi

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From Colorado Springs, CO1 to Pikes Peak2

Segment: 30 mi — about 1 hour, 3 mins

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1. Drive west on East Pikes Peak Avenue.
1 min
0.1 mi
2. Turn left onto South Nevada Avenue.
1 min
0.5 mi
3. Turn right onto East Cimarron Street.
14 mins
10.1 mi
4. Bear left onto Fountain Avenue.
1 min
0.4 mi
5. Bear left onto Pikes Peak Highway.
1 min
0.7 mi
6. Bear right to stay on Pikes Peak Highway.
44 mins
18.2 mi
7. Turn left.
1 min
0.1 mi
8. Turn right.
1 min
0.1 mi
9. Your destination is on the left.
1 min
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      1. Drive west on East Pikes Peak Avenue.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      2. Turn left onto South Nevada Avenue.
      1 min
      0.5 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      3. Turn right onto East Cimarron Street.
      14 mins
      10.1 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      4. Bear left onto Fountain Avenue.
      1 min
      0.4 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      5. Bear left onto Pikes Peak Highway.
      1 min
      0.7 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      6. Bear right to stay on Pikes Peak Highway.
      44 mins
      18.2 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      7. Turn left.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      8. Turn right.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
    • Turn-By-Turn Map
      9. Your destination is on the left.
      1 min

    Side Trip: Please read the side-trip description for the directions

    Once declared an unreachable peak by an expedition in 1806, Pikes Peak now has 3 roads that climb to its summit. Starting in Cascade, Pikes Peak Highway is possibly the most beautiful mountain road in the United States.

    From Pikes Peak2 to Pikes Peak3

    Overview: Pikes Peak

    Segment: 0 mi — about 0 mins

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    1. Drive north.
    1 min
    2. Your destination is on the right.
    1 min
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        1. Drive north.
        1 min
      • Turn-By-Turn Map
        2. Your destination is on the right.
        1 min

      Side Trip: Please read the side-trip description for the directions

      Once declared an unreachable peak by an expedition in 1806, Pikes Peak now has 3 roads that climb to its summit. Starting in Cascade, Pikes Peak Highway is possibly the most beautiful mountain road in the United States.

      From Pikes Peak3 to Guanella Pass Scenic Byway4

      Overview: Pikes Peak

      Segment: 94 mi — about 2 hours, 37 mins

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      1. Drive west.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
      2. Turn left.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
      3. Turn right onto Pikes Peak Highway.
      48 mins
      19.0 mi
      4. Bear right onto Fountain Avenue.
      1 min
      0.4 mi
      5. Turn left onto US 24.
      11 mins
      8.8 mi
      6. Turn right onto CO 67.
      72 mins
      47.8 mi
      7. Turn left onto US 285/United States Highway 285.
      22 mins
      18.2 mi
      8. Turn right onto Geneva Road.
      1 min
      0.1 mi
      9. You have arrived at your destination.
      1 min
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          1. Drive west.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          2. Turn left.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          3. Turn right onto Pikes Peak Highway.
          48 mins
          19.0 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          4. Bear right onto Fountain Avenue.
          1 min
          0.4 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          5. Turn left onto US 24.
          11 mins
          8.8 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          6. Turn right onto CO 67.
          72 mins
          47.8 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          7. Turn left onto US 285/United States Highway 285.
          22 mins
          18.2 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          8. Turn right onto Geneva Road.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
        • Turn-By-Turn Map
          9. You have arrived at your destination.
          1 min

        Guanella Pass Scenic Byway4

        Overview: Guanella Pass Scenic Byway

        Segment: 23 mi — about 29 mins

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        1. Head north on Geneva Rd/Guanella Pass Rd
        Continue to follow Geneva Rd
        May be closed at certain times or days
        12 mins
        10.4 mi
        2. Continue onto Guanella Pass Rd
        Parts of this road may be closed at certain times or days
        Destination will be on the left
        16 mins
        13.2 mi
          • Turn-By-Turn Map
            1. Head north on Geneva Rd/Guanella Pass Rd
            Continue to follow Geneva Rd
            May be closed at certain times or days
            12 mins
            10.4 mi
          • Turn-By-Turn Map
            2. Continue onto Guanella Pass Rd
            Parts of this road may be closed at certain times or days
            Destination will be on the left
            16 mins
            13.2 mi

          From Guanella Pass Scenic Byway4 to Lariat Loop Scenic & Historic Byway5

          Overview: Guanella Pass Scenic Byway

          Segment: 36 mi — about 41 mins

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          1. Drive northwest on 2nd Street/CR 381. Continue on 2nd Street.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          2. Turn right onto Argentine Street.
          1 min
          0.2 mi
          3. Turn left onto 6th Street.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          4. Turn right onto Brownell Street/CR 306. Continue on CR 306.
          2 mins
          0.6 mi
          5. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto 15th Street.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          6. Exit the roundabout onto 15th Street.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          7. Turn right to take the I 70 east ramp toward Denver.
          31 mins
          31.3 mi
          8. Take exit 260 onto CO 470 East toward Boulder.
          1 min
          0.2 mi
          9. Keep left to take CO 470 West toward Boulder.
          1 min
          0.8 mi
          10. Keep left to take CO 470 toward Boulder.
          3 mins
          2.6 mi
          11. Take the exit toward Lookout Mountain Road.
          1 min
          0.3 mi
          12. Turn left onto 19th Street.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          13. Turn right to stay on 19th Street.
          1 min
          0.1 mi
          14. Your destination is on the right.
          1 min
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              1. Drive northwest on 2nd Street/CR 381. Continue on 2nd Street.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              2. Turn right onto Argentine Street.
              1 min
              0.2 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              3. Turn left onto 6th Street.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              4. Turn right onto Brownell Street/CR 306. Continue on CR 306.
              2 mins
              0.6 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              5. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto 15th Street.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              6. Exit the roundabout onto 15th Street.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              7. Turn right to take the I 70 east ramp toward Denver.
              31 mins
              31.3 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              8. Take exit 260 onto CO 470 East toward Boulder.
              1 min
              0.2 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              9. Keep left to take CO 470 West toward Boulder.
              1 min
              0.8 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              10. Keep left to take CO 470 toward Boulder.
              3 mins
              2.6 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              11. Take the exit toward Lookout Mountain Road.
              1 min
              0.3 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              12. Turn left onto 19th Street.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              13. Turn right to stay on 19th Street.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
            • Turn-By-Turn Map
              14. Your destination is on the right.
              1 min

            Lariat Loop Scenic & Historic Byway5

            Overview: Lariat Loop Scenic & Historic Byway

            Segment: 37 mi — about 46 mins

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            1. Head southwest on 19th St toward Pinal Rd
            1 min
            0.2 mi
            2. Continue onto Lookout Mountain Rd
            Destination will be on the left
            2 mins
            1.8 mi
            3. Head southwest on Lariat Loop Rd/Lookout Mountain Rd toward Chimney Gulch Trail
            3 mins
            2.8 mi
            4. Head south on Lariat Loop Rd/Lookout Mountain Rd toward Panorama Dr
            Continue to follow Lookout Mountain Rd
            3 mins
            2.9 mi
            5. Turn right onto US-40 W
            1 min
            1.2 mi
            6. Take the ramp onto I-70 W
            2 mins
            1.8 mi
            7. Take exit 252 for CO-74 toward Evergreen Pkwy
            1 min
            0.6 mi
            8. Slight right onto CO-74 S/Evergreen Pkwy
            Continue to follow CO-74 S
            Destination will be on the left
            9 mins
            7.3 mi
            9. Head east on Bear Creek Rd
            1 min
            0.1 mi
            10. Turn left onto CO-74 S/Bear Creek Rd
            Destination will be on the right
            12 mins
            10.0 mi
            11. Head east on CO-74 S/Bear Creek Rd toward Red Rock Parks Rd
            Continue to follow Bear Creek Rd
            1 min
            1.1 mi
            12. Take the ramp on the left onto CO-470 W
            6 mins
            4.9 mi
            13. Keep left, follow signs for US-6 W/6th Ave
            1 min
            0.6 mi
            14. Merge onto US-6 W
            2 mins
            1.7 mi
            15. Turn left onto 19th St
            1 min
            0.1 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                1. Head southwest on 19th St toward Pinal Rd
                1 min
                0.2 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                2. Continue onto Lookout Mountain Rd
                Destination will be on the left
                2 mins
                1.8 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                3. Head southwest on Lariat Loop Rd/Lookout Mountain Rd toward Chimney Gulch Trail
                3 mins
                2.8 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                4. Head south on Lariat Loop Rd/Lookout Mountain Rd toward Panorama Dr
                Continue to follow Lookout Mountain Rd
                3 mins
                2.9 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                5. Turn right onto US-40 W
                1 min
                1.2 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                6. Take the ramp onto I-70 W
                2 mins
                1.8 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                7. Take exit 252 for CO-74 toward Evergreen Pkwy
                1 min
                0.6 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                8. Slight right onto CO-74 S/Evergreen Pkwy
                Continue to follow CO-74 S
                Destination will be on the left
                9 mins
                7.3 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                9. Head east on Bear Creek Rd
                1 min
                0.1 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                10. Turn left onto CO-74 S/Bear Creek Rd
                Destination will be on the right
                12 mins
                10.0 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                11. Head east on CO-74 S/Bear Creek Rd toward Red Rock Parks Rd
                Continue to follow Bear Creek Rd
                1 min
                1.1 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                12. Take the ramp on the left onto CO-470 W
                6 mins
                4.9 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                13. Keep left, follow signs for US-6 W/6th Ave
                1 min
                0.6 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                14. Merge onto US-6 W
                2 mins
                1.7 mi
              • Turn-By-Turn Map
                15. Turn left onto 19th St
                1 min
                0.1 mi

              From Lariat Loop Scenic & Historic Byway5 to Estes Park, CO6

              Overview: Lariat Loop Scenic & Historic Byway

              Segment: 59 mi — about 1 hour, 27 mins

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              1. Drive northeast on 19th Street.
              1 min
              0.2 mi
              2. Enter the roundabout and take the 4th exit onto 19th Street.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
              3. Exit the roundabout onto 19th Street.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
              4. Take the US 6 West exit.
              20 mins
              15.5 mi
              5. Turn right onto Eldorado Springs Drive/CO 170.
              1 min
              0.3 mi
              6. Turn right onto Marshall Road/CO 170.
              1 min
              0.3 mi
              7. Turn left onto South Cherryvale Road.
              4 mins
              2.5 mi
              8. Turn left onto South Boulder Road.
              1 min
              0.9 mi
              9. Turn right toward CO 157 North.
              4 mins
              3.1 mi
              10. Turn right toward Valmont Road.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
              11. Turn left onto 47th Street.
              3 mins
              1.5 mi
              12. Turn left onto Jay Road.
              1 min
              0.8 mi
              13. Turn right onto 28th Street/US 36. Continue on US 36 West.
              14 mins
              12.3 mi
              14. Turn left onto Ute Highway/US 36 West/CO 7 West. Continue on US 36 West/CO 7 West.
              3 mins
              1.5 mi
              15. Bear right onto West Main Street/US 36 West. Continue on US 36 West.
              29 mins
              20.3 mi
              16. Turn left onto East Elkhorn Avenue/US 36/US 34 BUS.
              1 min
              0.3 mi
              17. Turn right onto Virginia Drive.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
              18. Bear right onto Park Lane.
              1 min
              0.1 mi
              19. Your destination is on the left.
              1 min
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  1. Drive northeast on 19th Street.
                  1 min
                  0.2 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  2. Enter the roundabout and take the 4th exit onto 19th Street.
                  1 min
                  0.1 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  3. Exit the roundabout onto 19th Street.
                  1 min
                  0.1 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  4. Take the US 6 West exit.
                  20 mins
                  15.5 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  5. Turn right onto Eldorado Springs Drive/CO 170.
                  1 min
                  0.3 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  6. Turn right onto Marshall Road/CO 170.
                  1 min
                  0.3 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  7. Turn left onto South Cherryvale Road.
                  4 mins
                  2.5 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  8. Turn left onto South Boulder Road.
                  1 min
                  0.9 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  9. Turn right toward CO 157 North.
                  4 mins
                  3.1 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  10. Turn right toward Valmont Road.
                  1 min
                  0.1 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  11. Turn left onto 47th Street.
                  3 mins
                  1.5 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  12. Turn left onto Jay Road.
                  1 min
                  0.8 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  13. Turn right onto 28th Street/US 36. Continue on US 36 West.
                  14 mins
                  12.3 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  14. Turn left onto Ute Highway/US 36 West/CO 7 West. Continue on US 36 West/CO 7 West.
                  3 mins
                  1.5 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  15. Bear right onto West Main Street/US 36 West. Continue on US 36 West.
                  29 mins
                  20.3 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  16. Turn left onto East Elkhorn Avenue/US 36/US 34 BUS.
                  1 min
                  0.3 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  17. Turn right onto Virginia Drive.
                  1 min
                  0.1 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  18. Bear right onto Park Lane.
                  1 min
                  0.1 mi
                • Turn-By-Turn Map
                  19. Your destination is on the left.
                  1 min
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