Entire Loop

2-3 days, 360 miles

If you plan on exploring the entire Byways Heritage Loop, schedule 2 to 3 days to drive the complete route. Be sure to look into lodging options before embarking on your journey.


1 DAY, 35-160 MILES

Looking for a day trip? Consider starting in Greeley and the Cache la Poudre National Heritage Area and heading either west to catch Trail Ridge Road in Estes Park, or follow the Poudre River northwest to Fort Collins and the Cache la Poudre-North Park Byway. With various towns and attractions, these routes are a great way to sample what the loop has to offer within a day.


3+ DAYS, 400 MILES

Interested in spending as much time exploring as possible? Extend the loop by following the Colorado River Headwaters Byway west to Kremmling and then take US-40 W and CO-14 E to Walden. Here you can catch the Cache la Poudre-North Park Scenic & Historic Byway and continue through the rest of the loop.