Cottonwood Pass Scenic Drive: Buena Vista to Altmont

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Cottonwood Pass Scenic Drive: Buena Vista to Altmont is a 60 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Gunnison, CO that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for scenic driving and is accessible from May until September.

60.0 miles Point to Point

kid friendly

scenic driving

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The Buena Vista half of the pass is paved, while the Almont side is a dirt road, both fine for 2WD cars. Drive closed in winter for snow.

scenic driving
3 years ago

Have done this drive twice, once as a kid with my family. Most recently in 2011 when in Gunnison area when area with boy scouts. beautiful country. Area is definately a destination.

scenic driving
3 years ago

This drive has it all: beautiful forrest, river, canyon, wildlife and the mountains. I loved it.