Crested Butte Scenic Drives

In Less Sweat, Summer & Fall by pdopchev

Enjoy the stunning vistas from the comfort of your own car. Taking a drive can allow you to catch more colors, views, and scenery if your stay is brief. 4 wheel drive is not required for any of these trips, but cameras are certainly recommended. Keep in mind many of these routes are closed in the winter and if you venture off the beaten path, the road may get increasingly rough.

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RoadLocationStatus
Cottonwood PassTaylor ReservoirClosed Until 2018
Kebler PassKebler PassClosed for Winter
Lake Irwin (From the Y)Kebler PassClosed for Winter
Slate River Road (CR 734)Slate RiverClosed for Winter
Gothic Road (CR 317)Gothic ValleyClosed for Winter
Schofield PassGothic ValleyClosed for Winter
Ohio Pass (CR 730)Kebler PassClosed for Winter
Brush Creek Road (CR 738)Brush CreekOpen/Muddy to Cold Spring Ranch
Cement Creek Road (CR 740)CB SouthOpen/Muddy for a couple miles
Pearl Pass (starts at CR 738)Brush CreekClosed for Winter

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