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Historic Columbia River Highway

Way back in the opening decades of the 20th Century, an amazing road was designed by the Oregon State Highway Department and highway engineer Samuel C. Lancaster. An fantastic routing full of viewpoints, waterfalls, tunnels, and curves of all shapes and sizes. It was described by John Arthur Elliot: The ideals sought were not the …

Cascade Lakes Highway (aka Century Drive)

While this road is certainly no Aufderheide, it’s a fantastic road that I highly recommend. It’s scenic, from disturbingly fresh-looking lava flows and fantastic views of Mt. Bachelor to sobering views of recent forest fires and the distinct possibility of up close and personal visit with the extremely large elk in the area. Link to …

Idaho State Route 14 to Elk City

The road to Elk City begins about halfway down the Harpster Grade from Grangeville. The road runs along a small river with a number of very exciting rapids, and some hardy folks have even built footbridges out across the river and park their vehicles along the road. Idaho 14 is also open rangeland, which is …