Brooklyn Road

Overlooks the Million Dollar Highway!

A mountain vista from the Brooklyn Road near Ouray, Colorado.

How to get there:

Starts at the top of Red Mountain Pass turning east off of US-550 just beyond the Red Mountain Pass sign.

  • From Ouray to CR14
  • 13 miles 20 mins
  • GPS
  • Parking Area
  • 37.8959 -107.7138

In General:4wd high clearance vehicle required

  • Length: 6 miles
  • Driving Time: min. 40 mins

This easy route (CAUTION: If there has been heavy rain it can be pretty mucky!) leads you past the St. Paul Lodge for back-country skiers and along a winding ledge on the west side of the mountain range. You will pass areas with mining remnants, the largest of which is the site of the Brooklyn Mine.

Photo Ops:VistaswildflowersHistorical mining remnants

This is a beautiful, easy 4wd route with panoramic views of the infamous Black Bear Pass route, the Bullion King Basin, Red Mountain and lots of beautiful flowers during the summer wildflower season.

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