Highest roads of Colorado

Highest roads of Colorado

Located in the western United States, Colorado is notable for its diverse geography, from vast prairie grasslands to the majestic mountains, rushing rivers to desert landscapes. It’s classified as one of the mountain states, located in the Rocky upland part of the USA. Colorado is unlike anywhere else, ranging from alpine mountains, arid plains and deserts with huge sand dunes, deep canyons, sandstone and granite rock formations, rivers, lakes and lush forests.

List of the highest mountain roads in Colorado:

Pass County Elevation Surface
Mount Bross Park 4.321m (14,178ft) Gravel
Mount Evans Byway Clear Creek 4.310m (14,130ft) Asphalt
Pikes Peak El Paso 4.302m (14,115ft) Asphalt
Mount Lincoln Park  4.222m (13,854ft) Gravel
Mount Antero Chaffee 4.189m (13,743ft) Gravel
Kuss Peak Lake 4.136m (13,569ft) Gravel
Mosquito Peak Lake 4.127m (13,540ft) Gravel
Peak 10 Summit 4.082m (13,392ft) Gravel
Boulder Mountain Chaffee  4.035m (13,238ft) Gravel
Hurricane pass San Juan 4.034m (13,238ft) Gravel
Sunnyside Saddle San Juan 4.030m (13,221ft) Gravel
Bennett Peak Rio Grande  4.026m (13,209ft) Gravel
Mosquito Pass Lake 4.026m (13,209ft) Gravel
Argentine Pass Summit  4.025m (13,207ft) Gravel 
Mount Sheridan Park  4.021m (13,192ft) Gravel
Bartlett Mountain Chaffee  4.013m (13,167ft) Gravel
Quail Mountain Chaffee 4.013m (13,167ft) Gravel
Sant Fe Peak Summit  4.008m (13,149ft) Gravel
Imogene Pass Ouray 3.997m (13,114ft) Gravel 
Darley Mountain Ouray 3.997m (13,113ft) Gravel (closed)
McClellan Mtn Clear Creek 3.996m (13,110ft) Gravel
Buffalo Boy Mine San Juan 3.984m (13,070ft) Gravel
Kendall Mtn San Juan 3.981m (13,061ft) Gravel
Hermit Pass Custer 3.962m (13,047ft) Gravel
North Star Mtn Summit 3.960m (12,992ft) Gravel
County Road 36 Hinsdale 3.952m (12,965ft) Gravel
Bald Mountain Summit 3.952m (12,965ft) Gravel
Hilltop Mine Park 3.950m (12,959ft) Gravel
Whale Peak Summit 3.940m (12,926ft) Gravel
Brown Mountain San Juan 3.939m (12,923ft) Gravel
Poughkeepsie Pass  San Juan 3.938m (12,919ft) Gravel 
Red Mountain No. 3 San Juan  3.932m (12,900ft) Gravel
Mount Champion Lake 3.930m (12,893ft) Gravel
La Junta Peak San Miguel 3.926m (12,880ft) Gravel
Casco Peak Lake  3.925m (12,877ft) Gravel
Halfmoon Creek Lake 3.915m (12,846ft) Gravel
Black Bear Pass  San Miguel  3.910m (12,840ft) Gravel 
Engineer Pass  Ouray  3.901m (12,800ft) Gravel  
Taylor Mountain Chaffee 3.899m (12,791ft) Gravel
Malemute Peak Pitkin 3.899m (12,791ft) Gravel
Kendall Mountain San Juan 3.895m (12,778ft) Gravel
Cave Lake Chaffee 3.891m (12,765ft) Gravel
Hanson Peak San Juan 3.890m (12,762ft) Gravel
Yvonne Pass San Juan  3.886m (12,750ft) Gravel
Mount Buckskin Park  3.881m (12,732ft) Gravel
Mount Sherman Lake  3.878m (12,723ft) Gravel
American Flag Mtn Gunnison 3.878m (12,723ft) Gravel
Pearl Pass   Pitkin 3.872m (12,705ft) Gravel  
Red Mountain Chaffee 3.869m (12,693ft) Gravel
Jones Mountain Chaffee 3.866m (12,683ft) Gravel
Trinchera Peak Costilla 3.860m (12,664ft) Gravel  
Wise Mountain Summit 3.854m (12,644ft)  Gravel
Cinnamon Pass  San Juan 3.853m (12,640ft) Gravel  
Grayback Mountain Rio Grande 3.853m (12,640ft) Gravel
Trico Peak San Miguel  3.849m (12,627ft) Gravel
Radical Hill Summit  3.846m (12,618ft) Gravel
Mesa Seco Hinsdale 3.846m (12,618ft) Gravel
Mount Edwards Summit  3.844m (12,611ft) Gravel
Mount Mamma Chaffee 3.842m (12,604ft) Gravel
Cronin Peak Chaffee 3.842m (12,604ft) Gravel
Stony Pass San Juan 3.838m (12,592ft) Gravel
Revelation Lift San Miguel 3.837m (12,588ft) Gravel
Bullion King Lake San Juan 3.832m (12,572ft) Gravel
Saint Sophia Ridge Ouray 3.829m (12,562ft) Gravel
Prospect Mountain Lake 3.829m (12,562ft) Gravel
Whiskey Pass Costilla 3.825m (12,549ft) Gravel
Antora Peak Saguache 3.823m (12,542ft) Gravel
Lenawee Lift Summit   3.818m (12,526ft) Gravel
Yankee Boy Basin Ouray 3.818m (12,526ft) Gravel
Colorado Mines Peak  Clear Creek  3.812m (12,506ft) Gravel
Mount Tilton Gunnison   3.798m (12,460ft) Gravel
Jones Pass  Clear Creek  3.796m (12,454ft) Gravel  
Glacier Mountain Summit  3.793m (12,444ft) Gravel
Meridian Peak Eagle 3.789m (12,432ft) Gravel
Fairview Peak Gunnison 3.781m (12,404ft) Gravel
Houghton Mountain San Juan 3.781m (12,404ft) Gravel
Atlantic Peak Summit 3.778m (12,395ft) Gravel
Hurricane Basin Hinsdale 3.776m (12,388ft) Gravel
Carson Pass Hinsdale  3.772m (12,375ft) Gravel
Garfield Peak Chaffee 3.771m (12,372ft) Gravel
Mount Wilcox Summit 3.770m (12,368ft) Gravel
American Basin Hinsdale 3.769m (12,365ft) Gravel
North Twin Cone Peak Park  3.759m (12,332ft) Gravel
Bonita Peak San Juan 3.759m (12,332ft) Gravel
Copper Mountain Summit  3.758m (12,329ft) Gravel
Mount Zion Lake 3.757m (12,326ft) Gravel
Silver Plume Mountain Clear Creek 3.756m (12,322ft) Gravel
Lake Como San Juan 3.755m (12,319ft) Gravel
Union Mountain Summit  3.755m (12,319ft) Gravel
Red Mountain Clear Creek 3.754m (12,316ft) Gravel
Gold Hill Gunnison 3.752m (12,309ft) Gravel
Upper Pomeroy Lake Chaffee 3.744m (12,283ft) Gravel
Lake Emma San Juan 3.741m (12,273ft) Gravel
Niwot Ridge Top Boulder 3.741m (12,273ft) Gravel
Richmond Hill Road Pitkin  3.738m (12,265ft)  Gravel
Ruby Peak Gunnison 3.738m (12,265ft)  Gravel
Corkscrew Pass San Juan 3.732m (12,244ft) Gravel
Blue Lake San Miguel 3.728m (12,230ft) Gravel
Little Giant Peak San Juan 3.727m (12,227ft)  Gravel
Big Horn Reservoir El Paso 3.727m (12,227ft) Gravel
Golden Bear Peak Clear Creek  3.725m (12,221ft) Gravel
Revenue Mountain Clear Creek 3.725m (12,221ft) Gravel
Hancock Pass  Gunnison 3.721m (12,208ft) Gravel  
Wilson Peak San Miguel 3.719m (12,201ft) Gravel
Trail Ridge Larimer  3.719m (12,201ft) Asphalt
Lake Wheeler Park  3.717m (12,194ft) Gravel
Trail Ridge High Point  Larimer  3.713m (12,183ft) Asphalt 
Peak 8 Summi 3.712m (12,178ft) Gravel
Blue Lakes Alamosa  3.711m (12,175ft)  Gravel
Tincup Pass Gunnison 3.710m (12,171ft) Gravel
Big Bear Peak  San Miguel  3.709m (12,168ft) Gravel
Kite lake San Juan  3.700m (12,139ft)  Gravel
Forest Road 825 San Juan  3.700m (12,139ft)  Gravel
Mount Princeton Chaffee  3.699m (12,137ft) Gravel
Cottonwood Pass   Chaffee  3.696m (12,126ft)  Asphalt
London Mountain Park  3.695m (12,122ft) Gravel
Hoosier Pass Summit 3.692m (12,112ft) Gravel
Webster Pass Summit  3.689m (12,103ft) Gravel
Independence Pass Pitkin  3.692m (12,112ft)  Asphalt
Emma Burr Mtn. Chaffee  3.692m (12,112ft) Gravel
Gunsight Pass Gunnison  3.692m (12,112ft) Gravel
Missouri Hill Chaffee  3.684m (12,086ft) Gravel
Ptarmigan Hill Eagle  3.681m (12,076ft) Gravel
Difficult Pass Gunnison 3.677m (12,063ft) Gravel
Keystone Mountain Summit  3.677m (12,063ft) Gravel
Lake Pomeroy Chaffee 3.672m (12,047ft) Gravel
Kingston Peak Clear Creek 3.671m (12,043ft) Gravel
Kite Lake Park 3.671m (12,043ft) Gravel
Chrysolite Mountain Chaffee 3.669m (12,037ft) Gravel
Napoleon Pass Gunnison 3.668m (12,034ft) Gravel
Cumberland Pass  Gunnison 3.662m (12,015ft) Gravel  
Terrible Mountain Gunnison 3.662m (12,015ft) Gravel
Golden Bear Peak Clear Creek 3.725m (12,221ft) Gravel
Loveland Pass  Summit  3.655m (11,992ft) Asphalt 
Clear Lake San Juan 3.653m (11,984ft) Gravel
Tomichi pass Chaffee 3.653m (11,984ft) Gravel
Heart Lake Hinsdale  3.653m (11,984ft) Gravel
Imperial Express Summit  3.652m (11,981ft)  Gravel
Middle Mountain Chaffee  3.652m (11,981ft) Gravel
County Highway 730 Grand  3.647m (11,965ft) Gravel
Resolution Mountain Eagle  3.638m (11,935ft) Gravel
Denver Pass San Juan  3.636m (11,930ft) Gravel
Taylor Pass Gunnison  3.636m (11,930ft) Gravel
Hagerman Pass  Pitkin  3.635m (11,925ft) Gravel 
Monarch Ridge South Chaffee  3.634m (11,922ft) Gravel 
Weston Pass  Park  3.633m (11,921ft) Gravel  
Lake Cleveland Lake  3.618m (11,870ft) Gravel
Lake Isabelle Lake  3.619m (11,873ft) Gravel
Ruby Mountain Summit  3.619m (11,873ft) Gravel
Iceberg Pass  Larimer  3.605m (11,827ft) Asphalt 
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