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Skyline Drive, Canon City

4.7
#4 of 18 in Outdoors in Canon City
Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
Offering scenic views of Canon City and Arkansas River Valley, Skyline Drive is one of Colorado's hidden gems. The drive was built in 1905 by inmates from the nearby prison who were awarded time off of their sentence for every month they worked on this short scenic roadway that winds and falls like a roller coaster about 240 m (800 ft) above the surrounding terrain. If you're afraid of heights, think twice before testing your driving skills. Using our world travel planner, Canon City attractions like Skyline Drive can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Nice quick drive with some nice views of the area. Worth the drive and stop for a few photos. 20 mins up and down.  more »
  • We had the opportunity to do this drive as part of one of our tours. Worth the time to experience it. It is quite a view and drive.  more »

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