Bureau of Land Management, Colorado.
The Gold Belt Tour National Scenic Byway retraces the historic travel routes for the World’s Greatest Gold Camp, Cripple Creek. Travel on a historic, narrow-gauge railroad bed, an old stage road, and a county road on the Byway. The three legs of the route, which form a loop, have a total length of about 131 miles of historic sites, museums and recreation sites. For more information, please contact the Royal Gorge Field Office.
The Byway is located just 1 hour from Colorado Springs or Pueblo, Colorado. From the north, it can be reached from U.S. Highway 24; the southern end can be reached from U.S. Highway 50.