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Green Valley Road (Auburn, WA)

The Green Valley Road is a twisting rural, two-lane through the Green River Valley. The old wagon trail winds between fields, stables, and active farms between lush hills. Sited on the eastern end of this road is Flaming Geyser State Park. Heading into the bends east of Flaming Geyser The geyser apparently isn’t as spectacular …

Old Whitebird Grade Road

Some maps show that the upper half of Whitebird Grade Road is open. It’s not really, and it looks to be a gated-off gravel road now. The lower half is a fantastic road, and I give it a two-thumbs up rating as a destination road. This road has history behind it, as it’s a National …

Almota Road

This is north half of one of the best road pairs in Eastern Washington. I experienced this road in June of 2007 and I must admit that I had an absolute blast. This road has a fantastic set of corners north of the dam, and its north end leads up to Colfax where one can …

Oregon Route 47

OR 47 is a gnarly little highway that climbs up out of the Columbia River town of Clatskanie and into the Oregon Coastal Range. Immediately upon taking this oddly hidden turn-off, you get into tight curves. The first 11 miles are extremely technical, with a relentless series of elevation changes and S-curves that demand a …