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Washington State Route 165

For those not familiar with the geography around Mount Rainier, SR165 is the highway that provides access to the northwest corner of the Mt. Rainier area. SR165 isn’t what you expect for a state-funded highway, as the roadway is only marginally maintained (less as you go higher) and the guide rails along the road are …

Cow Creek Road

This narrow little riverine road is a welcome diversion from the high-pressure freeway slog of Interstate 5. It hops out around circles around to the west in the north end of the Siskiyou Range. It’s reputed to be a narrow and twisty little thing that zips around next to the creek with very little traffic …

Woodland Grade Road

This is another of the Clearwater River Valley grade roads. Like Greer Grade Road, this one starts down at the bottom of the valley quite near the village of Greer goes up to the top of the plateau and comes back down near Pardee. I have no other information on this road, including its condition. …