Department of Transportation.
Dropping 1,700 feet in elevation from end to end, the Colorado River Headwaters Byway follows the Colorado past reservoirs and lush ranchlands, and through narrow canyons flanked by the railroad. Wildlife abounds and access to miles of public land offers year-round recreation and views of mountain landscapes and geology.
Getting to the Byway:
Navigating the Byway:
The byway begins just to the west of the Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce. * Travel southwest along US 34 until you come to US 40. * Turn northwest onto US 40 and continue through Sulphur Springs to CO 9, or 6th Street in Kremmling, CO. * Continue southwest along CO 9 until you meet County Road 1/Trough Road. * Exit right onto County Road 1/Trough Road and continue until you reach CO 131 where the byway ends.