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Yampa Bench Road

Yampa Bench Road, Dinosaur National Monument, Dinosaur, CO 81610
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LOOOONG road

Need high clearance, your VW Jetta will NOT make this road/trail. Lots of washboard, deep sand... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
diesel468
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Woodland Park, Colorado
Great Road...tough travel when wet

This road leads to a lot of great locations on the monument. From cabins to overlooks. It is... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2016
Shamerider
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Sep 7, 2017
“LOOOONG road”
Nov 6, 2016
“Great Road...tough travel when wet”
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Yampa Bench Road, Dinosaur National Monument, Dinosaur, CO 81610
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Reviewed September 7, 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.

1  Thank diesel468
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Reviewed November 6, 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.

1  Thank Shamerider
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Reviewed September 22, 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

1  Thank lae76465
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Reviewed September 7, 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

2  Thank Eric W
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Reviewed August 26, 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.

2  Thank Nick B
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Reviewed February 15, 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.

2  Thank BedRockDepot
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