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The 26 scenic byways of Colorado connect the dots between historic sites and acres of majestic scenery that span red-rock canyons, the peaks of the Rocky Mountains and sun-kissed prairies.

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Silver Thread Scenic Byway
Silver Thread
Mountains & Mesas
Mystic San Luis Valley

Start your journey in South Fork , where the road cuts through mountains, and in summer, everything is cast in a bright glow. Your drive wouldn’t be complete without a stop at South Fork Malt Shoppe …

Highway of Legends
Highway of Legends
Canyons & Plains
Mystic San Luis Valley

If time is on your side and you’re driving south on I-25 to New Mexico, skip the interstate stretch from Walsenburg to Trinidad and take the road less traveled. Touring this area in fall is rewarded …