High Park Road

Gold Belt Tour SB – High Park Rd America's BywayScenic BywayNational Forest Byway

Vista along the High Park Road near Cañon City

How to get there:

Two lane paved road between Cañon City and Cripple Creek.

  • From I-25/C470 to Cañon City
  • 96 miles 1 hr 45 mins
  • GPS
  • US 50/Raynolds Ave
  • 38.4481 -105.2069

In General:

  • Length: 51 miles
  • Driving Time: min. 1 1/2 hours

This is ranch country. Texas longhorns were brought here from more than 800 miles away on drives that lasted many months. A few historic cattle ranches remain in operation today.

Photo Ops:VistasWildlife

Spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo Range, the high peaks to the southwest.

The mountain grasslands sustain a variety of wildlife species as well as cattle.

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