Last Dollar Road is an unpaved, scenic alternate route to get from Ridgway, CO to Telluride, CO in the summer or fall. Don't forget your camera as you wind through gorgeous aspen forests with unobstructed views of Sneffels Mountain Range and Wilson Peak. High clearance vehicles are recommended.
Connecting Ridgway to Telluride, the road travels about 18 miles total. To access the turnoff: travel 12 miles west from Ridgway to Telluride on Highway 145, you'll see a turn off on your left saying "Last Dollar Road." After five miles on the gravel road, you'll turn left and remain on Last Dollar Road and Road 58P (right will take you to the small neighboring town of Sawpit, CO).