10 Colorado scenic byways that will take your breath away

Posted at 5:10 PM, May 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-26 19:11:07-04

DENVER -- There are 26 scenic byways in Colorado and many have been designated as America's Byways, which gives Colorado more national designations than any other state.

And the views will become even more accessible and scenic as the summer sun begins to warm the ground and push the green vegetation and wildflowers up.

So, gas up your car and pack the picnic and check out these 10 scenic Colorado byways that will take your breath away. The information and photos are courtesy of the Colorado Department of Transportation: