Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway

National Scenic BywayColorado
Length 135.0 mi / 217.3 km
Time to Allow Six hours (including loops or backtracking) to drive the entire byway


The Gold Belt Tour follows historic railroad and stagecoach routes leading to North America's greatest gold camp, three world-class fossil sites, and numerous historic sites. The Shelf and Phantom Canyon Roads cut along unpaved routes through winding canyons. Five byway communities allow a glimpse into this area's rich heritage.

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BLM-Royal Gorge Field Office
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Canon City Chamber of Commerce
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