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Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, Estes Park
(4.6/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway runs from Estes Park to Black Hawk, passing many historical mine sites and offering views of the Continental Divide. Small communities along the way are good stopping points for refreshments. The ridges and valleys of the Front Range serve as a backdrop for the journey. If you'd like to add searching for gold to your itinerary, stop at one of the old mines to pan in the creeks for a fee. The 89 km (55 mi) byway passes multiple scenic areas where you can hike, bike, fish and camp, including Rocky Mountain National Park, Golden Gate Canyon State Park, and Arapaho and Roosevelt national forests. Using our international travel planner, Estes Park attractions like Peak to Peak Scenic Byway can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We drove this route late September during a 80 degree day when the leaves were in peak colors and the sites were beautiful. Highly recommend over a boring highway drive if time allows. 
  • Scenic vistas as we traveled from Breckenridge to Estes Park. Highly recommend this drive for a leisure trip. 
  • Driving through this area on these roads is simply spectacular. At every turn, another mountain peak comes into view, or a valley appears below. We drove this on a sunny November day and it was so pre...  more »