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Colorful Colorado!

My husband, youngest son and I drove over Kebler pass on our way to Crested Butte and wanted to... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Michelle W
Hotchkiss, Colorado
Natural neauty

A beautiful, scenic and peaceful location to catch the wonderful leaves changing colors. There were... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Rhiannon C
Pueblo West, Colorado
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The drive from Crested Butte to Paonia passes West Beckwith Mountain, the best spot in the state to view foliage. With 50 square miles of golden aspens.
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“fall colors” (31 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (50 reviews)
“aspen trees” (38 reviews)
Crested Butte, CO
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

My husband, youngest son and I drove over Kebler pass on our way to Crested Butte and wanted to take some Senior pics for my son. The colors were beautiful!! The road most of the way is dirt and I was surprised there was a...More

3  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful, scenic and peaceful location to catch the wonderful leaves changing colors. There were many spots to pull off and capture pictures of the scenery.

2  Thank Rhiannon C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Home to one of the largest aspen grove in the world with fantastic colors in autumn. Road is well maintained with terrific mountain views.

2  Thank Don M
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Kebler Pass Aspen put on the premier color show in Colorado when they go from green to shades of yellow, gold and orange in the fall. The unpaved road is relatively smooth and is easily done in the family car.

1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Out of Crested Butte the road turns to dirt. It is a good road and you can take a car on it. The scenery on the drive is amazing. The fall colors are incredible. Lots of areas to stop along the way, Pack some water...More

1  Thank ktr11
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful views, rounded a curve only to see a small black bear cross the road and head down the hillside below. Colors to die for ...

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful but long drive. Very peaceful. Air smelled wonderful. Lots of aspens for fall color. No gas, no cell service.

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We drove from Gunnison to Crested Butte and drove over Kebler Pass and down the other side toward Paonia. We also stopped at Lake Irwin near the Pass - very scenic. We have an AWD Subaru Forester and this drive was very good (both dirt/gravel...More

3  Thank Karen G
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Rain was threatening in Crested Butte, but weather is so variable we optimistically forged ahead with plan to drive West Elk Loop and visit the Irwin Cemetery near the top of the pass (across from now almost disappeared mining of Irwin, abandoned near end of...More

1  Thank centaur41
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Drove up Kebler Pass while camping at Lake Irwin Campground. Fall color was evident and it was a beautiful drive.

Thank Artemis112013
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Rajeev J
11 October 2016|
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Response from BILL W | Reviewed this property |
If the snow has not started and the pass would be closed. Follow the weather reports.
5 October 2016|
Response from Janette S | Reviewed this property |
DELTA/GUNNISON COUNTIES — Gunnison County Road 12 at Kebler Pass, located approximately four miles west of Crested Butte, will be closed for two hour periods between 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday from now... More