America's Scenic Byways

Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway

135 miles - Six hours (including loops or backtracking) to drive the entire byway

The Gold Belt Tour follows historic railroad and stagecoach routes leading to North America's greatest gold camp, three world-class fossil sites, and numerous historic sites. The Shelf and Phantom Canyon Roads cut along unpaved routes through winding canyons. Five byway communities allow a glimpse into this area's rich heritage.