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Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway

Hwy 141-Hwy 145, Whitewater, CO
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Very cool scenic drive!

I discovered this byway during the planning of our family road trip and I am so glad I did! We took... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
HeatherJ22
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Columbus, Ohio
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Great scenic drive

Took this as another way to get to Moab from Grand Junction, great choice if you have the time... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Mountainman827
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Custer, South Dakota
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Hwy 141-Hwy 145, Whitewater, CO
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I discovered this byway during the planning of our family road trip and I am so glad I did! We took this route from Grand Junction to Telluride (hwy 141 to hwy 145). I was amazing by the changing terrain in such a short period...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Took this as another way to get to Moab from Grand Junction, great choice if you have the time. Could not believe the variety of landscapes that we drove thru. Have your gas tank full and realize eating choices along the route are few. Stop...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great and beautiful place to visit or live. Lots to see and learn. Don’t be afraid to get off the beaten path.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I decided to add this route to our trip back to Denver from Moab. It added about an hour and a half and was totally worth it. I had planned on using the La Sal Loop/Dolores Safari Route/John Brown Canyon but it didn't seem accessible...More

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We took this route from Grand Junction to Ridgway and are glad we did. Just be sure to start with a full gas tank. When we left Highway 550 at Whitewater, we saw a sign warning that there was no gas for 44 miles. There...More

1  Thank Dookie62
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We often do this drive when we just want to unwind. You travel through such varied geology - Unaweep Canyon was carved as deep as the Black Canyon, but has filled in with lake silt which created a U shaped canyon from the original V...More

2  Thank Rita B
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

I travel Hwy 141 often as I live just north of the town of Naturita, which sits on the scenic byway and also home to the only visitors center on the entire 133 mile route. This alternate route bypasses the busy highway serving Montrose, Delta...More

Thank PK144
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Instead of taking the quickest route from Telluride to Grand Junction, we took the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic & Historic Byway (highways 145 and 141) that I had first read about on TA. The scenery was varied: red rocks, flat farm land, mountains, amazing rock layers and...More

Thank VickiAnne_11
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

A friend and I drove through here on our way from Grand Junction to Bedrock, CO. Amazing views! We had no idea that we were in for such a treat. The canyon changes constantly and is never boring. We left the scenic byway and drove...More

Thank PluffMudder
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Highway 141 offers a traveler the opportunity for an intimate experience in the canyon country of the Colorado Plateau. If driving from north to south the drive starts by climbing into Unaweep Canyon through layers of Sandstone then entering the 1.7 billion year old granite...More

Thank Tomas D
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