Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway

National Scenic BywayColorado
Length 63.0 mi / 101.4 km
Time to Allow Two hours to drive the entire byway, or 90 minutes along Highway 65 and 30 minutes roundtrip on the spur road to Land's End

There are no fees for traveling the byway. There are overnight campground fees per USFS schedules and private campground fees.

This "playground in the sky" climbs from the rugged Plateau Canyon floor to the cool evergreen mesa forests, 11,000 feet up. Featured are hundreds of sparkling lakes, wildflower meadows and forests of shimmering aspen and pine. Take a side trip to Lands End Overlook where the Grand Valley unfolds below.

Local Information

Delta County Tourism

Grand Mesa Scenic Byway Welcome Center