Elevenmile Canyon

County Road 96, Lake George, CO 80827
Local: 719-836-2031
Region: South Central City: Lake George


The first Colorado Midland passenger train chugged up Granite Canyon (now Elevenmile Canyon) in 1887. A very scenic gravel road now retraces the old Colorado Midland grade where locomotive residue can still be seen around railroad tunnels blasted through solid granite.