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beautiful views and hiking opportunities

I was staying in Vernal UT so the round trip drive to Harpers Corner and back was about 130 miles... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Harold W
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Upland, California
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It's hard to describe what you see here and pictures do not and will not do it justice. This is one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jerry F
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Pilot Point, United States
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This 62-mile round trip scenic drive takes visitors along Colorado's canyon rims for panoramic views of the gorges carved by the Green and Yampa Rivers.
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Dinosaur, CO
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 November 2014

If visiting Dinosaur National Monument, you have to take the short drive into Colorado to take Harpers Corner Scenic Drive. You have one scenic overlook after another. Be sure to stop at all of the pull offs and take in the incredible scenery. The return...More

3  Thank adventurer1234
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

While I am glad we experienced this part of the Monument, there were other places I enjoyed more. The paved road has some scenic overlooks and a short hike at the end, but the real gem of the park in the Dinosaur area is the...More

1  Thank VespagirL55
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying in Vernal UT so the round trip drive to Harpers Corner and back was about 130 miles. The scenic drive begins about 1-2 miles east of Dinosaur, CO. The ranger at the visitor center suggested the Bull Canyon Rim Trail and of...More

Thank Harold W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to describe what you see here and pictures do not and will not do it justice. This is one of those things you just need to see for yourselves.

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This 31-mile (one way) scenic drive has numerous overlooks some of which are vast and stunning. Plan at least a half a day (or more if you stop often to view the scenery). If the sun is right you can get some great landscape photos.

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you have a high clearance vehicle and the road is dry, then definitely drive down this road. There's an old ranch, petroglyphs, a naturally air conditioned cave and a view of the river confluence. The road itself is an adventure! And beautiful!!

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a gorgeous drive. It takes about 45 minutes to drive to the trail at the end if you don't stop. It is a paved and easy drive.Dont miss it.

Thank canada777-1207
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a long drive to get back to the site but the drive is worth it and you love the views at the end. Watch out for all the deer at dusk along this entire route.

1  Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We enjoyed seeing this "other side" of Dinosaur Natl Park, driving this easy road climbing up to great views. There are several stops at overlooks, which are all worthwhile, and a couple of quick interpretative walks. The best views are at the end of the...More

Thank Jensie M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The area is unique and offers some gorgeous views. The drive is easy and plenty of places to stop. There are many hiking trails. Great place to go if you love hiking and solitude. If you’re not into hiking then it’s about an hour round...More

1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This 30+ mile paved road (each way) is delightful, but the real impressive views are from the numerous stopping points. Each is unique, and they get better and better as you go along. Be sure to take the time to do it all, and recognize...More

1  Thank ROCtraveler30
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Worth your time to drive this way out of the way road. Bring your camera for some one of a kind views of the Yampa and Green river canyon's

Thank diesel468
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