Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway

Department of Transportation.

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.


Getting to the Byway:

Denver, CO

Navigating the Byway:
* The byway begins at the junction of I-70 and CO 65, just northeast of Palisades, CO. * From this junction, head west on CO 65 until it meets CO 330. * At this junction, continue on CO 65 heading south until it meets F.S. 100 Rd on the western side of the road, which is the beginning of westward spur. * Follow F.S. 100 Rd for about one mile before heading northwest on A. Rd for about ten miles. * After enjoying the beautiful scenery of Grand Mesa National Forest, head back to CO 65 and continue making your way south to Ceder Edge, where the byway ends.

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