Colorado State Highway 62
Map of western Colorado with SH 62 highlighted in red
|Maintained by CDOT|
|Length||23.41 mi (37.67 km)|
|West end||SH 145 at Placerville|
|East end||US 550 at Ridgway|
|Counties||San Miguel, Ouray|
State Highway 62 (SH 62) is a 23.41 mile (37.67 km) long state highway in the U.S. state of Colorado. SH 62's western terminus is at SH 145 in Placerville, and the eastern terminus is at U.S. Route 550 (US 550) in Ridgway.
SH 62 starts at a junction with SH 145 just north of Placerville, Colorado in the San Miguel River valley and heads northeast up the Leopard Creek Canyon. The highway bends slowly to the east before crossing the Dallas Divide at an elevation of 8,983 feet (2,738 m). It then follows Cottonwood and Dallas creeks downstream to Ridgway, Colorado. The highway crosses the Uncompahgre River just before ending at a junction with US 550.
|San Miguel||Placerville||0.000||0.000||SH 145||Western terminus|
|Ouray||Ridgway||23.414||37.681||US 550||Eastern terminus|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|