This scenic route between Grand Junction and Telluride is made up of highways 141 and 145. Follow Unaweep Canyon’s red sandstone walls down a historic path that dates back to Precambrian times and has hosted everything from dinosaurs to miners. Stop and see a hanging flume from the 1880’s and the remains of Driggs Mansion, built for a wealthy New Yorker in the early 1900’s. Located 161 miles, approximately 3.25 hours, from Telluride.
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