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Category «Twisties»

Old Siskiyou Highway

This fantastic little roadway is an old alignment of US99 from long before Interstate 5 came through. It lies within extreme southern Oregon just north of the California border. The heritage of this old road can easily seen in its construction. Like most of these old roads, it has narrow lanes in somes areas and …

Mary’s Peak Road

Mary’s Peak Road is a very good ride. It’s a very popular destination for local outdoors enthusiasts, and it’s also the tallest mountain in that part of the Coastal Range. Watch out for bicyclists in the summer and foggy conditions or snow in the autumn or spring. Counties: Benton(OR) Length: 9 miles Towns: Philomath Streets …

Slab Creek Road / Scenic 101

This road isn’t unpaved, but every other indication I’ve seen mentions how overgrown and poorly maintained this road seems to be. The road is listed as originally being a 30’s era section of US 101 that’s been obsoleted by the new road which takes a more direct but steeper route closer to Cascade Head. This …