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Breathtakingly Beautiful

I entered the trail going south from Rte 60 and couldn't believe my good fortune. In over 100 miles... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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THE BEST CYCLING ROAD ON THE PLANET, "THE BEAST" HIGHWAY 66.

This scenic byway starts in the rocky basins of Clifton, climbs into the mines of Morenci, and ends... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Travis G
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Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I entered the trail going south from Rte 60 and couldn't believe my good fortune. In over 100 miles of unimagined beauty I saw only three cars. I travel all over the USA and this driving trail is one of the most beautiful I've ever...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This scenic byway starts in the rocky basins of Clifton, climbs into the mines of Morenci, and ends in the high country of pines encircling Alpine. I rode this windy road practically in the middle of nowhere, on a carbon Trek Madone Project One bike....More

Thank Travis G
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The scenery was beautiful. The mine at Morenci is HUGE! It was very slow driving with very tight turns. Never got my vehicle (Mini Roadster) going more than 40 miles per hour, mostly 15 to 25 MPH on turns. I would not recommend taking an...More

1  Thank Terry R
Reviewed 22 September 2017

No hustle or bustle here. But plenty of sounds to sooth your spirit. Birds of many feathers, beasts of burden, wild critters such as raccoon, coatimundi, javelina, white tail deer, Elk, Black bears, mountain lions, grey wolves, wild turkeys and much more. Some can be...More

Thank Akos K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you have time try to take the Coronado Trail, It is very beautiful and you may even see the Rams Grazing along the mountainside, Or perhaps a Mountain Lion, Arizona is an Amazing place with its own type of Beauty, Remember always to take...More

Thank charlesbO6165EK
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I am a woman motorcycle enthusiast and began riding motorcycles in my late 40s. This pass built my confidence and skill tenfold. The road from Morenci to Alpine is nothing less than spectacular. I have ridden it in Spring, Summer and Autumn. Early on in...More

Thank TerryWolfBisbee
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We have ridden this many times with a group and solo. We just did it this past weekend with some friends. If you take the ride from Clifton up to Alpine it's in my opinion easier to ride. Either way us good, but up hill...More

2  Thank Millie D
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I ride this road almost every year. It is my favorite highway of anything I have ridden on in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. Since I am from Albuquerque, I usually combine it with a trip over NM and go through Mimbres and Pinos Altos....More

Thank John K
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We did this road from N to S, on a cool, potentially rainy day. The rain held off, and the sun came out, and we had just a fantastic ride. I had a bit of trepidation about doing it, as I'd read several reviews of...More

1  Thank RckyMtnGrl
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Left Alpine and drove to Hanahan Meadow in just under an hour. Drove from there to Morenci in about 2 hours. No hurry on the trip. Lots of cruves. I drove in 2nd so that I didn't need to use the brakes a lot. Watch...More

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