Grand Mesa National Scenic and Historic Byway

All About the Byway

Plateau Canyon in Mesa, CO

The 4 Distinct Byway Areas

The 4 Distinct Byway Areas

The 4 Distinct Byway Areas

Plateau Canyon - At the extreme north end of the Byway these desert sandstone canyons were inhabited for thousands of years.

Land O Lakes - features hikes that take you to views of 18 lakes, the San Juan Mountain Range and the lush valley below. On the scenic drives bucket list.

Lands End Area - Views go as far as the La Sals in Utah and offer the visitor an opportunity to get a real clear idea of the valleys below.

Mesa Lakes Area - providing extensive trail systems, great fishing, accommodations and moonlight skiing for winter fun.

Grand Mesa Lodge, Mesa Lakes Lodge, Alexander Lake Lodge and Thunder Mountain Lodge.

Byway History

The 4 Distinct Byway Areas

The 4 Distinct Byway Areas

Alexander Lake Lodge - Battle with the Baron

Lands End Observatory

Mesa Creek Ski Hill

Pioneer Town

Plateau Canyon

Powderhorn Ski Resort

Stolte Shed



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More fun with our partners on the Byway

Two attractions on the Byway that you will want to enjoy.

One for the heritage/history buff and another for the outdoor enthusiast.

Pioneer Town History Museum

Pioneer Town

Home to an impressive spear point collection, toy museum, wooden stacked silos and replicated Main Street.

Mountain Biking on Grand Mesa

Powderhorn Resort for Year 'Round Fun.

The terrain around Powderhorn and at the resort allow for year 'round activities.

Our Partners


Contact Us

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Better yet, see us in person!

Travel the Grand Mesa National Scenic and Historic Byway for some of the best views of the valleys.

Grand Mesa Scenic & Historic Byway Welcome Center

388 S Grand Mesa Dr, Cedaredge, CO 81413

(970) 856-7554


Welcome Center is Open Memorial Day weekend to Color Sunday (the last Sunday in September)

The Byway is open year 'round with occasional closure for snow removal or avalanche control.