Top of the Rockies

National Scenic BywayColorado
Length 75.0 mi / 120.7 km
Time to Allow 2.5 hours to drive or a couple of days to visit the byway
Fees

None

With altitudes seldom dipping below 9,000 feet, this byway earns its name. Visit historic mining railroad towns en route to historic Leadville, the highest incorporated community in the U.S. Old mining camps attest to the state's rich mining heritage. The route crosses the Continental Divide twice and traces the Arkansas River.

Local Information

Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce
719-486-3900
800-933-3901
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Town of Minturn
970-827-5645