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Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, Lyons to Estes Park

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34.5 miles: 51 minutes
SR 7 from Lyons to Estes Park winds through the Roosevelt National Forest, an area offering abundant outdoor recreation in a stunning mountainous setting. Snow-dusted granite peaks tower over a dense wilderness home to coyotes, bobcats and black bears. Sightseers encounter massive boulders, rushing waterfalls and pristine lakes on this easily navigated route.
34.5 miles: 51 minutes
On scenic SR 7, you’ll first encounter Hall Ranch, punctuated by sandstone buttes, grasslands and wildflowers. Just past Allenspark you’ll see the Chapel on the Rock, a stunning stone structure that complements its rustic surroundings. As you approach Estes Park, you’ll pass 14,259-foot Longs Peak, and Lily Lake, its boulder-strewn shore framed by conifers and distant peaks.