Weston Pass

Nice vistas and good fall foliage.

Aspens near the atart of the Weston Pass road, Colorado.

How to get there:

US 285 south to CR 5, 4.7 miles south of SH 9 in Fairplay.

  • From C470/US 285 to CR 5
  • 71 miles 1 hr 30 mins
  • GPS
  • US285/CR5
  • 39.1537 -105.9992

In General:4wd high clearance vehicle required

  • Length: 27 miles
  • Driving Time: min. 1 hour 30 mins

The road to Weston Pass (11,921 ft) in good conditions, is generally passable to 2wd vehicles, although there are a few rocks which make high clearance desirable.

Photo Ops:VistasFall ColorswildflowersHistorical Site or Buildings

There are incredible vistas along this road as you travel through a big, lush valley to the top of Weston Pass. There are some old cabin remains here and there along the way and the fall foliage can be impressive.

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