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Cottonwood Pass, Colorado
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  • Yes, about half of the road is currently gravel. Scheduled to be paved in 2017 - 2018. You can drive it with any type of vehicle. I did it on a Honda Gold Wing motorcycle. Well worth the trip. 
  • We absolutely loved Cottonwood Pass (CR 306). We took it from the Collegiate Peaks Scenic Byway US 285. The elevation at the pass is 12,126' and the views are outstanding. 
  • I say this rather tongue in cheek, for it is such a beautiful mountainous drive, and with all the stops along the way to ooh & aah, possibly it makes for a very long drive. But worth it. After leaving...  more »