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Motorcycle Roads Rangely to Blue Mountain on CR 1

By GJRonK
on July 23, 2016

3.0out of 5

1 Riders rated

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 Road Quality

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Written Directions

Rangely, CO, go 3 miles west on Hwy. 64. Turn north on County Road 1. Route starts here. In 12 miles you'll reach Blue Mountain which only has 6 houses and 2 ranches.

Scenery

Mostly desert shrub land with steep gullies and long colorful grasses. The nearby hills are not very high but show a lot of varied shapes. They are all topped by a hard layer of sandstone with sharp drop-offs. You may see pronghorn antelope, coyotes, and prairie dogs along the way.

Road Quality

Smooth asphalt 2 lane. Few curves. No traffic.

Roadside Amenities

None. Nearby Rangely has gas, food, lodging.

Additional Info

This is a no pressure road that is colorful desert, very relaxing, lets you clear your mind. Just 5 miles west of Blue Mountain is the canyon section of Dinosaur National Monument. A fun ride within.

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By isaacz
on September 6, 2017 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2016

Motorcycle Make Harley Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

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