How to see Colorado’s fall colors on scenic Byways

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Colorado Byways for this fall.

Colorado Byways for this fall.

breckenridge 2DENVER — This autumn, Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways are a great way to see Colorado Gold.

The Colorado Department of Transportation released a list of recommended routes for specific dates in September.

You can find travel information about Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways on their website. You can also see an interactive map of Colorado’s bicycle and byways.

Be sure to check out our Fall Foliage Guide for peak times.

Here is some suggested Byways and upcoming events:

September 18-21, Colorado Mountain Winefest, Palisade
Byway: West Elk Loop

September 19-21, Pedal the Plains, Fort Morgan & Sterling
Byway: Pawnee Pioneer Trails

September 19-21, Creede’s Fall Color Cruisin’ the Canyon Car Show, Creede
Byway: Silver Thread Scenic and Historic Byway

September 19-21, 20th Annual Chile & Frijoles Festival, Pueblo
Byway: Frontier Pathways

September 20, Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride, Telluride & Gateway
Byway: San Juan Skyway & Unaweep Tabeguache

September 20, Uncorked Wine & Music Festival, Lake City
Byway: Alpine Loop

September 20, 2014 Autumn Gold – A Festival of Bands, Brats ‘n Beer, Estes Park
Byway: Peak to Peak

September 21, 21st Annual North Park Stockgrowers Ranch Rodeo, Walden
Byway: Cache la Poudre-North Park

September 23-27, Historic ATV Color Tour, Buena Vista
Byway: Collegiate Peaks

September 25-28, 10th Annual Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival, La Veta
Byway: Scenic Highway of Legends

September 26-28, Mancos Valley Mesa Verde Country Balloon Festival, Mancos
Byway: Trail of the Ancients

September 26-Oct 1, Aspen Filmfest
Byway: Top of the Rockies

September 27-28, Harvest Festival, Caňon City
Byway: Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway