Grand Mesa Scenic Byway is a 61.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Mesa Lakes, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for nature trips, bird watching, and scenic driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 61.4 miles Elevation Gain: 6,351 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dog friendly

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

nature trips

scenic driving

bird watching

views

wild flowers

hiking
4 months ago

Was there in fall and all the aspens and other trees were so beautiful and colorful

scenic driving
Sun Sep 09 2018

Go to the observatory, great views! Bathrooms.

scenic driving
Tue May 29 2018

Wonder views and a very scenic drive. Wanted to hike a few trails but snow is still covering the trails that I wanted to hike

Tue Nov 21 2017

Our family loves this drive. We live in the valley and enjoy driving this route periodically during the year, unique beauty with every season.

scenic driving
Thu Mar 30 2017

Beautiful in the fall time or winter. Fantastic fishing in the summer. Ice fishing up here is great too.

scenic driving
Tue Apr 05 2016

Great views, many rec. opportunities, skiing, hiking, snowmobiling, camping and on. Did it enroute home so was just passing through.

scenic driving
Wed Feb 04 2015

Beautiful drive. Was in this area visiting BCGNP, and the drive was fantastic along the way.

scenic driving
Sat Sep 11 2010

Beautiful drive with plenty of photo ops. Be sure to stop at the Mesa Lakes Lodge and try one of their cinnamon rolls.

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
Sat Aug 18 2018

scenic driving
Wed May 11 2016

fishing
Wed Jul 08 2015