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Scenic Colorado Drive From Monument, CO To Rampart Range Road

Mt. Herman Road Photos Summer 2004 - Looking for a scenic drive in the mountains near Colorado Springs? Speaking for myself, I had an enjoyable time on Mt. Herman Road. This is a dirt road that travels through the Rampart Range, beginning in Woodland Park and finishing in Monument.

Directions: Take Rampart Range Road from Woodland Park and go north about six miles. You will see this sign at the turnoff for Mt. Herman Road.

Boulders Near the beginning, there's a small boulder field with a view of Pikes Peak.
Pikes Peak
Pikes Peak
Pikes Peak
Throughout much of the drive, Pikes Peak continued to be in view to the south.
Mt. Herman Road Other scenic dirt roads and nearby spots:
  • Devil's Head Lookout Tower
  • Gold Camp Road
  • Rampart Range Road
  • Autumn in Teller County
  • Forest in Monument, CO
  • Mt. Herman Road Mt. Herman Road
    Mt. Herman Road
    A few miles in, you will come across this rock along the road. It's interesting.

    Speaking of interesting rocks, my pages about that:
  • Garden of the Gods
  • Palmer Park
  • Colorado National Monument
  • Arches National Park

  • Limbaugh Canyon To the left (north), this is the view of Limbaugh Canyon, which runs down into Palmer Lake.
    Pikes Peak One more photo of Pikes Peak.
    Rock Outcropping I must say, this is a very scenic drive. I highly recommend it if you're looking for some adventure in the Colorado Springs area.
    Flowers Flowers A couple of flowers on the side of the road.
    Mount Herman After some tight turns, I began to see Colorado's Front Range from afar.
    Mount Herman Road An array of rocks by the road.
    Mt. Herman Road
    Mt. Herman
    TOP: The road continuing around Mount Herman.
    BOTTOM: The western side of Mount Herman. Regretfully, I really should have captured a better photo of the mountain.
    Mountain Bike This guy was bravely riding uphill on his mountain bike. We talked for awhile about the road.

    My other mountain bike pages:
  • Twin Lakes, Colorado
  • Raspberry Gulch
  • Around Telluride
  • Mt. Herman Road I must note that the final two to three miles near Monument are somewhat bumpy. It is quite passable, being that I drove my Honda CRX, but it ain't for the faint-hearted!
    Monument, Colorado Near the end, is this interesting rock formation.
    Mt. Herman Road
    Mt. Herman Road
    If you want to drive Mount Herman Road from Monument side: Mitchell Avenue will take you to the very beginning. You can't miss this sign at this junction.

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