Rim Drive is the name of a very scenic 33-mile (53 km) drive loop located in Crater Lake National Park. It provides stunning views and is perfect for a leisurely ride. A drive not to be missed. There are plenty of view points and lookouts along. At its lowest point, Rim Drive is 6,500 feet (2,000 m) above the sea level. The road reaches 7,877 feet (2,401m) at its highest point on top of Cloudcap. The road is narrow, winding, and does not have shoulders. Beware of bicyclists. Rim Drive is only open during the summer typically from July to October. Large recreational vehicles, buses, and vehicles with a tow, are permitted but could have difficulty navigating the drive especially during high visitation.
Emerald Bay Road, in South - West Lake Tahoe, is part of Highway 89. Route is very scenic, perched high above two beautiful mountain lakes and views of valleys several feet below you. Riding the ridge that separates Emerald Bay from Cascade Lake is a lifetime
Gemini Bridges Trail is the name of a very scenic 20.92km (13 miles) long journey on an unpaved road running from Highway 191 to Highway 313. A 4x4 is recommended. The road is pretty steep reaching at 1.840m (6,036ft). A spectacular twin arch, called Gemini Bridges,
Gold Hill is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.752m (12,309ft) set in Rocky Mountains in the Elk Range. Road to the summit is totally unpaved and is called Richmond Hill Road. 4x4 vehicles with high clearance only are capable in reaching the
Castle Creek Road (County Road 15) is a very scenic drive, totally paved but steep, high in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Road leads to Ashcroft, a mining ghost town founded in 1880 and featuring the restored remains of several historic buildings. Route is usually
Taylor Pass is at an elevation of 3.642m (11,948ft), on (official name Forest Service Road 15C) a road of the highest in Colorado. Road requires experience plus a 4x4 vehicle with high clearance. Agppart it is very steep, 20% maximum gradient and 10% average, is also rocky with boulders scattered. But, a great alpine drive inside Colorado’s most spectacular scenery within the Gunnison National Forest. It is impassable from October to July. Extra attention in one creek crossing fairly challenging. Go slow when the trail enters the creek, there can be some deep holes in there. Road starts at the paved Castle Creek Road and it takes 7.5km (4.7 miles) to reach the summit. The north side of Taylor Pass gives access to Gold Hill and Difficult Pass.
Mount Bross is a high mountain peak, of the highest in the country, reaching out at 4.071m (13,356ft). An old mining, totally unpaved, called Country Road 787, leads inside Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains all the way to the top. Full size vehicles should not
Old Priest Grade Road is terribly steep, one of the steepest climbs in Northern California, 20% through some of the ramps, requires full attention but also very scenic. It is only 2.9km (1.8 miles) long. Originally an Indian path, later a wagon route, today this road
Mount Rose Summit is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.720m (8,923ft) that connects Reno to Lake Tahoe via State Route 431 (SR 431) or Mount Rose Highway or the Mt. Rose Scenic Drive. Total distance is 39km (24 miles) long. It features hairpin
Ashton Flagg Ranch Road is located in between Wyoming and Idaho US states, at the end of the Teton Range and Yellowstone's Pitchstone Plateau, high up at 2.263m (7,424ft). The drive is very scenic and provides access to several lakes such as;