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Old 02-24-2015, 07:15 PM   #57
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There's fuel at all the towns along 491 - Montecello, Cortez (be sure to take in Mesa Verde Nat'l Park there), Shiprock and Gallup.

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Old 02-25-2015, 08:18 AM   #58
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Originally Posted by reubenray View Post
Right now I have planned on taking Hwy. 191 to Monticello, Utah and then take Hwy 491 on down to Gallup, NM. Is this route OK for a gas motorhome? The DW wants to go to the Ute Casino. This would also check off Colorado off of our map list.

Also are there any fuel stops along this route?
This is the route we took on one of our trips out west. The roads are fine and as the other poster said there are plenty of gas stations. My 99 V10 did great on this route.

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There is fuel at the casino. Stop in Dove Creek at the Mill and get some Anasazi Beans.


"This would also check off Colorado off of our map list."
You might want to take another trip, there is so MUCH more to see in CO.
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Can someone recommend the best route from So. Rim Grand Canyon to Watchman in Zion?
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Sounds like a great trip! It reminds me of a trip I took back in the 1980s. I had a 1980 Toyota Pick-up with a camper shell and a carpet kit inside.

I left from Los Angeles via I-10 to Flagstaff, Arizona. There, I stayed at the Flagstaff KOA one night. The next day, I drove to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and roamed around there for a few hours in the early morning.

From there I headed to Durango, Colorado to ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. I stayed at a motel in Durango. After that, I headed to Mesa Verde National Park. I stayed at the Cortez, AZ KOA.

After Durango and Mesa Verde, I headed north and cut west into Utah to go to Zion National Park. I stayed at a motel in Springdale.

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