Venture off road and four wheel in the San Juan Mountains on the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway on this summer only adventure.
Length 63 miles.
Driving time: 4- 6 hours.
Major Features: 7 Ghost Towns, 2 High Alpine Passes, Wilderness Areas.
Local Towns: Lake City, Ouray, and Silverton
The Alpine Loop is an off road experience in the San Juan Mountains south of Montrose, Colorado. Venture into the heart of the San Juan Mountains, travel over Cinnamon and Engineer Passes which are over 12,000 feet in elevation. You will need a high clearance Four Wheel Drive vehicle or an off road motorcycle. This Scenic Byway links Ouray, Lake City, and Silverton together.