From N 1st St, Grand Junction, CO 81501, USA , drive south 9.9 mi. About 14 minutes to the beginning of the Scenic byway in Whitewater, CO: 1. Head south on N 1st St toward W Grand Ave 0.4 mi 2. N 1st St turns left and becomes Pitkin Ave 0.3 mi 3. Turn right onto US-50 E/S 5th St Continue to follow US-50 E 9.2 mi 4. Turn right onto CO-141 South in 102 ft take CO-141 south to Whitewater, CO 81527, USA
A fabulous journey through history, geology, culture and nature awaits you on the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic and Historic Byway (UTB). The UTB is located in western Colorado, south of the city of Grand Junction. It extends from Whitewater, CO to Placerville, CO, passing through the communities of Gateway, Naturita, Nucla, Redvale and Norwood. Twisted monoliths and ancient lands bear dinosaur bones and mineral treasures, while the Hanging Flume and the Driggs Mansion tell of human endeavors in a challenging landscape.