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Dramatic Scenery!

The drive through the Uncompahgre Gorge on Hwy 550 takes your full attention since it's two lane... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
KELittle
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Arizona
There's A Photo Op Everywhere You Look

The San Juan Skyway loop from Silverton-Ouray-Telluride has photo ops at every turn. Your camera... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Alan T
,
Lewisville, Texas
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Site of a frozen waterfall and America's first manmade ice-climbing park.
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The drive through the Uncompahgre Gorge on Hwy 550 takes your full attention since it's two lane, and no guardrails, but it's the views are well worth it. You may catch a glimpse of the Bighorn sheep grazing on the steep slopes! Look for abundant...More

Thank KELittle
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The San Juan Skyway loop from Silverton-Ouray-Telluride has photo ops at every turn. Your camera cannot capture the beauty of it all, but perhaps it can trigger a pleasant memory or twenty. My description would just sound like all the others, so do yourself a...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Absolutely beautiful .hiked and drove HWY 550 from Ouray to silverton. Had a great day. So many waterfalls and beautiful scenery.

Thank stuart g
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Make sure u have time to spend, it is still a big highlight of our trips. we stop to check the falls, take pictures.

Thank naniban
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Biggest waterfall I have ever seen... stop at the layby as you drive down the gorge be careful as its on the drop side of the road . there is a viewing platform to take your photos... Its lovely

Thank HarleyMatt
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is right off the road and quite beautiful! It is just as pretty in summer and winter with the ice!

Thank Colorado C
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Cannot believe this " thing to do " does not rank at the top. The winter views are breathtaking . We were here for the first time last year and we snapped some unforgettable memories. The area is easily accessible so if you are driving...More

Thank mrmoparhemi
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A majestic fall that can't be missed if you travel here. The high granite walls and deep pool below are the jewel of the entire gorge, though a hike through the gorge doesn't lack in primal beauty that made me feel I was in another...More

Thank jim a
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Uncompahgre River cuts a deep gorge through the mountains between the alpine towns of Silverton and Ouray, Colorado. The scenic section of US550 that follows the river through the gorge is called the "Million Dollar Highway" because it cost $10,000 per mile to build...More

2  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The Uncompahgre Gorge is the narrow valley just south of Ouray that is traverses by the Million Dollar Highway (U.S. Highway 550) which is also part of the San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway. As the highway climbs its way up through the gorge south of...More

1  Thank Bigredmachine
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