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Points of Interest Map

Start anywhere on the route, visit, stay and enjoy ethnic foods of the region!

 

GREEN ROUTE

Route Length: Short

Estimated Trip Time: 120 Miles, 2.5 hours without stops (from Walsenburg, round trip)

Sites to see along the way:

Walsenburg Mining Museum
Ludlow Memorial
Trinidad Mining Museum
Trinidad State Park
Cokedale Coke Ovens
Rock formations at
Stonewall
Monument Lake
Spanish Peaks
Cuchara Pass

Mine sites in the area include:

Walsen Tobasco Toller Berwind Primero

RED ROUTE

Route Length: Medium

Estimated Trip Time: 300 miles, 5 hours without stops

Sites to see along the way:

Lake Pueblo and Liberty Point
Walsenburg Mining Museum
Walsen Mine Powerhouse ruins
Spanish Peaks
Great Sand Dunes
San Luis Valley
Sangre de Cristo mountains
San Juan mountain range
UFO Watchtower
Valley View Hot Springs
Poncha Pass
Salida Museum
Royal Gorge
Royal Gorge Museum
Florence Pioneer Museum

Mine sites in the area include:

Walsen
Orient
Brookside
Chandler
Fremont
Rockvale
Coal Creek

BLUE ROUTE

Route Length: Long
Estimated Trip Time: 800 miles, 15 hours without stops

Sites to see along the way:

Steelworks Center of the West
Lake Pueblo and Liberty Point
Walsenburg Mining Museum
Ludlow Memorial
Trinidad Mining Museum
Trinidad State Park
Cokedale Coke Ovens
Rock formations at Stonewall
Monument Lake
Spanish Peaks
Cuchara Pass
Monarch Pass
Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum
Blue Mesa Reservoir
Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Redstone Castle
Dillon Reservoir
Eisenhower Tunnel
Royal Gorge
Royal Gorge Museum
Florence Pioneer Museum

Mine sites in the area include:

Brookside
Chandler
Fremont
Rockvale
Coal Creek
Walsen
Tobasco
Toller
Berwind
Primero
Orient
Crested Butte
Anthracite
Floresta
Jokerville
Redstone
Coke ovens

 

 

WAIVER/RELEASE OF LIABILITY FOR SELF-PARTICIPATION AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

Please note that these are suggested routes, suggested sites and suggested mines.
Some areas may be on private property and/or not accessible.
Do not enter onto private property without first obtaining the landowner’s permission.
Please do not enter the mines.
Steelworks Center of the West and it’s partnering organizations are not liable for any injuries sustained.