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The Grand Junction South Loop is a paved ride located South of Grand Junction, Colorado.  Starting in Delta, Colorado, this ride creates a big loop through Ridgway, Norwood, Gateway and Whitewater.


The first part of the ride is filled with a combination of gentle curves and can be ridden at a brisk pace.  The second half of this ride is filled with canyon carving twisties as it traces the path of the Dolores River.


After leaving the Dolores River, the curves open up a bit more on the way to Whitewater and then it is a short ride back to the starting point of Delta.


Location:  Western Colorado

Approximate Mileage:  230  miles

Estimated Riding Time:  4.75  Hours 

Surface:  Paved

Attractions:  Ute Indian Museum, Ridgway State Park, Dennis Weaver Memorial Park, Ridgway Railroad Museum, Ouray County Ranch History Museum, San Juan Mountains Scenic View, Hanging Flume Overlook, Driggs Mansion, Uncompahgre National Forest

Grand Junction Loop

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  • Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices.  In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.  They will NOT work on Google Maps or Apple Maps.


    If you plan on using a smartphone app, we recommend the REVER app.  REVER will work with both Android and iOS and in addition to navigation it has many other great features.


    For best results in REVER, download the route to your computer first, then import into your smartphone.  Turn by turn may not work, so we recommend that you utilize the "Follow the Line" option. 


    You can get 20% off your first year’s subscription to REVER by following THIS LINK.

    AND using this coupon code at checkout:  Driftlessforless.


    By using this link and coupon code a portion of your subscription fee will go to support Driftless Roads USA.



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