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A road less traveled

Definitely check the weather before driving the road, as others have stated, this road would be... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
KS_Cottonwood
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Loveland, Colorado
Beautiful Trip.

4 by 4 is recommended. The roads can be tricky at times but slow doing and enjoy what you are about... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
lae76465
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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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Jun 3, 2018
“A road less traveled”
Sep 7, 2017
“LOOOONG road”
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Yampa Bench Road, Dinosaur National Monument, Dinosaur, CO 81610
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Definitely check the weather before driving the road, as others have stated, this road would be impassible when wet, or after a recent rain. We drove our Subaru Outback and found it to be adequate for the trip on a dry road. We drove in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Need high clearance, your VW Jetta will NOT make this road/trail. Lots of washboard, deep sand, rocky not gravely roads. If there is any rain avoid it! Tight turns, cattle at large. Great views though.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank diesel468
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This road leads to a lot of great locations on the monument. From cabins to overlooks. It is tough drive when wet. The road has a lot of loose spots. The overlooks are awe inspiring. It would be an easy drive in the summer.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Shamerider
Reviewed 22 September 2016

4 by 4 is recommended. The roads can be tricky at times but slow doing and enjoy what you are about to see. So many things to stop and see or just to hike for a bit. Do take along water and something to eat...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank lae76465
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is one of my favorite drives. Plan all day, especially if you intend to start and end in one of the neighboring towns, and pack some provisions. If you break down, there may not be another vehicle coming by in a day or two....More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Eric W
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great overlooks, Haystack is a must hike. NO PEOPLE... I mean nobody. Perfectly empty. 4WD with clearance is a must. Petroglyphs are worth seeing as well.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Nick B
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We've driven this road a number of times and made it a point to drive it once a month a couple years running. It's rough driving if there's snow, but otherwise it's a very good drive with some nice hikes along the way.

Date of experience: May 2015
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