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Quartzville Road / Santiam FS 11

I’ve heard absolutely phenomenal things about this road. Fantastic Cascade mountain vistas, beautiful lakes, a lively rapids-strewn river, and tight twisty bits too. Road Name: Forest Road 11 / Quartzville Rd / N. River Rd Counties: Linn Length: 54 Towns: Lone Star, Sweet Home Streets and Trips file for Quartzville Road (Santiam FS 11) Overview …

Tyee Road / Tyee-Umpqua Road

To get to the south end of Tyee Road, take Oregon 138 west from Interstate 5 and take a left at Fort McKay Road. You’ll travel about 7.5 miles on Fort McKay before you see a sign for Tyee Road. What you’ll find is about 22 miles of sweet riverine sweepers with a nice river-crossing …

Ben Howard Road (Monroe, WA)

On a grey mid-October Sunday, I went up to Snohomish County to find some of the road the locals tend to frequent, and also tend to rave about. Note: This road has become somewhat passe as it’s also a favorite of some of the high-performance enthusiasts living on the east side of King County. Due …

Blue Slough Road (Cosmopolis, WA)

Please note: Microsoft Streets & Trips 2003 incorrectly indicates this road as South Bank Road for its entire length.This lovely little gem is a two-lane squiggle that doesn’t show up on most maps. To truly understand, it must be first put into perspective. To go to Aberdeen from the east, you take US12 on the …

Boistfort Road / Wildwood Road

This is a very nice road. Not a lot of traffic and tolerable pavement, and the houses aren’t too close together either. Most of the curves on this road are 40-50mph curves, with an occasional 20-mph right-angle corner. There’s a general store and an analog fuel pump in Boistfort. But if you turn and go …