Location: Located in Southeastern Colorado, forty miles from Colorado Springs
Description: Frontier Pathways Byway ascends from 4,600’ to 9,400‘ in elevation with inspiring views of 14,000’ peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range. Explore amazing Bishop's Castle, historic Beckwith Ranch, and the quaint mountain towns of Rye and Colorado City. Hike the famous Rainbow Trail or fish for Rainbow Trout at Lake Isabel. When darkness falls, gaze at the spellbinding Milky Way from Westcliffe and Silver Cliff, one of only nine certified Dark Skies communities in the world!
Cattle ranches across the Wet Mountain Valley are evidence of a thriving western heritage. Visit farms to purchase produce, honey, baked goods and ethnic foods. Pueblo offers the history of immigrant settlers that brought their traditions, architecture and foods.
The Arkansas River Walk invites families to stroll, dine, shop, and play. Frontier Pathways is a place of breathtaking scenery, and friendly people. Welcome!
Heritage Tours of Southern Colorado
Frontier Pathways Byway
Frontier Pathways Scenic and Historic Byway