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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 …

High Bridge Road / Snoqualmie Valley Road

High Bridge Road is a short piece of pavement tucked in between the hillsides of Southern Snohomish County and the Snoqualmie River. 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 to the antics and inevitable crashes …

Coyle Road / Dabob Road

Posted by Steve Deligan: Just did a version of this route last Sunday (April 2007). The best way to do this is to go across the Hood Canal Bridge and continue on 104 until you reach South Point Rd. Follow that until Thorndyke. This is where the fun begins. Once you pass a neighborhood area …