Dramatic views of Sultan Mountain to the north and the Animas River Gorge and Weminuche Wilderness to the east. There are restrooms available during the warm months. Interpretive signs give mountain names and tell short tales of geology and history. The views, information and pure air are well worth a fifteen minute stop.
Directions from Durango, Colorado: Travel north on U.S. Highway 550 for 39 miles.
Directions from Silverton, Colorado: Travel south on U.S. Highway 550 for 6 miles.
Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Bus and RV parking available at the overlook. Updated: 2001-07-30 14:19:00.0
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Cold Water Fishing
Molas, Little Molas and Andrews Lakes nearby
Viewing Interpretive Signs
Molas Pass Interpretive Site
Million Dollar Highway U.S. Highway 550
East Lime Creek General Forest Area - Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are popular in this area and there are a number of well-marked trails for winter sports enthusiasts.
East Lime Creek Group Picnic Ground - East Lime Creek Picnic Ground is just south of Molas Pass adjacent to U.S. Highway 550. With two tables and toilets, the picnic ground is a convenient rest stop for travelers.
East Lime Creek Picnic Ground - This picnic area is located south of Molas Pass at an elevation of 10,000 feet. There are two sites and toilets available; fires are permitted.