Auto Tour Route - Colorado
Below the map are driving directions to follow the California National Historic Trail west through Colorado, from Nebraska and back to Nebraska.
From western Nebraska through Julesburg, CO and westward toward Wyoming:
Total original route miles in Colorado: 16
Did You Know?
Until discovered by William Sublette in the 1830s, most Americans thought the Rocky Mountains were impassable. Lewis and Clark passed through the Rockies north of this location, via the Missouri River in 1805. More...