Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway Bicycle Guide

Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway SignButtes of red clay loaded with gypsum, rocky spires, grassy meadows and canyons make up the landscape along the nearly 42-mile Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway, along US-160 from Medicine Lodge west to Coldwater. An ancient sea carved these mesas and ravines 65 million years ago in what is now cattle-ranching country.

Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway Bicycle Route Map

Length of route: About 42 miles

Bicycle friendliness of route: Very good. Although US-160 has no paved shoulders, traffic is very light at less than 1000 vehicles per day.

Communities Along the Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway

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Last Update: February 14th, 2014