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Welcome to the Unaweep Tabaquache Byway

One of Colorado’s Most Scenic Byways

An Adventurous Journey

through history, geology, culture, and nature awaits you on the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic & Historic Byway (UTB).


The UTB is located in western Colorado, south of the city of Grand Junction. It extends from Whitewater, Colorado to Placerville, Colorado, passing through the communities of Gateway, Naturita, Redvale and Norwood. With short spurs off the Byway to Nucla, Bedrock/Paradox & Disappointment Valley. The Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic and Historic Byway is a hidden gem in Colorado’s State Byway program, having characteristics and resources of regional, state, national and global significance. Passing through the spectacular canyon country of the Colorado Plateau, the Byway exposes travelers to the scenic, natural, geologic, historic and cultural treasures of the Byway corridor. The Byway corridor contains vast tracts of public land that provide unparalleled recreational opportunities that contribute to the local economies.

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Heritage & Culture

Geology & Paleantology

Wildlife

Attractions & Activities


Roadtrip!

From beginning to end, discover all the sights and attractions, mile marker by mile marker. Your complete guide to the Unaweep-Tabequache Scenic & Historic Byway. 

Do the UTB Byway Photo Scavenger Hunt!

Take a road trip along the Byway, send us your photos, and WIN! For more info CLICK HERE »