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Guanella Pass

Georgetown, CO
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want a great workout with some of the most beautiful scenery along the front range, this is perfect. Step it up and add Hoosier and Loveland passes and you will be able to ride your own triple bypass excursion. Try and not due...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take it easy and really enjoy the drive up. Stop to take some photos of Georgetown. The pass was only open 9 miles up due to winter conditions. Check with CDOT to see how far it's open.

Thank Kyle K
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to do a winter hike. The trails are well marked and not busy. Great place to find some peace and quiet with the mountains. Trails were a little snow packed so make sure you are prepared.

Thank Shamerider
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This road has 10 mph hairpin turns climbing out of Georgetown. Normally I'm not a fan of roads like that but this one has such low traffic that I didn't feel pressured to go faster than comfortable and the road is reasonable wide with some...More

2  Thank Car0l_A_Squared
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great drive. Very picturesque. Bring warm clothes, weather can change quickly. Stop and take a hike and take pictures.

Thank exptraveller2014
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Only open from late May to late November, the drive over Guanella Pass is a wonderful way to experience Colorado. You'll traverse over winding roads, stop at flowing mountain streams and take in a marvelous view at the summit. There are numerous trailheads and picnic...More

2  Thank KimG21
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I drove thru the pass after a fresh snow. We were a little nervous but I'm so thankful we decided to go. Breathtaking mountains and lakes hidden along the way. We had to stop multiple times to take pictures. There are many...More

Thank christine b
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Slow down a bit and drive the switch back laden road taking you to the summit of Guanella Pass. Take the loop hiking trail at the top, or enjoy one of the many trails that start right from the road.

Thank rocklady9898
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Drove up the highway from Georgetown to a recreation area on the L side of the highway to find a wonderful array of trails. We liked the one adjacent to the creek, as it had lots of waterfalls, wildlife, and a view of snow-capped peaks...More

1  Thank Ken H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Guanella Pass road begins in the middle of the historic District of Georgetown, Colorado and and ends at Grants, Colorado on US 285, normally closed to motorized traffic during the winter months. The highway has been recently improved by the US Forest Service, so...More

1  Thank Ernest D
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Is the pass paved all the way to grant?
26 June 2015|
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Response from Doug K | Reviewed this property |
The road up to the pass is paved to the top from the Geogretown side but it will be many months before the remainder is paved. They only opened the road all the way to the top from Georgetowm a few weeks ago..