Scenic Driving Back Country Byways  by Stewart M. Green

Scenic Driving Back Country Byways Guide Book

by Stewart M. Green (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving Back Country Byways  by Stewart M. Green
Discover the startling beauty and stunning diversity of America's public lands. Scenic Driving Back Country Byways guides steering-wheel recreationists along forty-five of the most magnificent drives found in the eleven western states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. Written by outdoors writer and photographer Stewart Green, this book provides comprehensive route descriptions, travel information, detailed maps, information on recreational and camping opportunities, and special attractions. The author also explains the types of byways and the best way to drive them.

© Stewart M Green/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Scenic Driving Back Country Byways" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 45.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 45.

A 63-mile Type III byway that traverses the rugged and scenic San Juan Mountains between Ouray, Silverton, and Lake City. The Alpine Loop Back Country Byway threads through the scenic San Juan Mountai ...
Silverton, CO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 63
A 20-mile, single-lane Type II gravel road over a high plateau in northeastern California and northwestern Nevada. The Barrel Springs Back Country Byway crosses a high upland plateau from Surprise Val ...
Fort Bidwell, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 20
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
A 50-mile Type I byway through scenic canyons and valleys in the Bitterroot Range and Tendoy Mountains in southwestern Montana. Big Sheep Creek–Medicine Lodge Back Country Byway makes an open 50-mile ...
Dell, MT - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
A rough, single-lane Type II byway, requiring a high-clearance or four-wheel-drive vehicle, that twists for 28 miles through the rugged Muddy Mountains between Interstate 15 and Lake Mead in southeast ...
Overton, NV - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 28
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
A 21-mile Type II byway through the scenic Black Hills in the northern Peloncillo Mountains. Southeastern Arizona is a dry landscape dominated by abrupt mountain ranges that tower over broad, dusty ba ...
Clifton, AZ - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 21
A 28-mile, single-lane Type II gravel road through a typical Great Basin desert landscape in northeastern California and northwestern Nevada. The byway crosses 28 miles of terrain representative of t ...
Ravendale, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 28
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
A 68-mile Type III road that loops through the Henry Mountains in central Utah, providing scenic views of the nearby canyon country. The Bull Creek Pass Back Country Byway makes a 68-mile loop that tr ...
Eagle City, UT - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 68
A Type I 76-mile open loop that parallels sections of the historic California Trail in northeastern Nevada. The California Trail Back Country Byway makes an open loop through the wide open spaces of n ...
Jackpot, NV - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 76
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
A 36-mile Type II byway through rugged volcanic terrain in the El Malpais National Conservation Area. The 36-mile-long Chain of Craters Back Country Byway traverses a rough volcanic country filled wit ...
Quemado, NM - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 36
A 102-mile Type I and II route through central Oregon, past recent lava flows and cinder cones, sand dunes, a “lost forest,” and historic sites. Set among the bold volcanic features of central Oregon, ...
Fort Rock, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 102
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
Eight byways explore 222 miles of the spectacular East Mojave National Scenic Area in southeastern California. Eight Back Country Byways—Kelbaker Road, Kelso-Cima Road, Cima Road, Black Canyon Road, L ...
Baker, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 222
A 67-mile Type I and II byway that travels along the Pony Express Trail from Fort Churchill to Dayton, climbs over the Pine Nut Mountains, and crosses wide Smith Valley to Wellington. The Fort Churchi ...
Wellington, NV - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 67
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
This 5-mile Type I byway travels through forested hills on the eastern edge of South Dakota’s Black Hills near Sturgis. The Fort Meade Back Country Byway threads through pine-covered hills on the nort ...
Sturgis, SD - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 5
A paved, 39-mile Type I byway that follows the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River from near Merlin to Grave Creek in southeastern Oregon. Another byway spur climbs 18 miles from Galice into the fore ...
Merlin, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 39
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
A 12-mile Type IV byway that climbs 2,000 feet by snowmobile and skis into the well-preserved ghost town of Garnet in the Garnet Range east of Missoula. The town is also accessible by road the rest of ...
Missoula, MT - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 12
A 122-mile loop drive through scenic canyons on the southern slope of Pikes Peak between Cripple Creek and Canon City. It’s a Type I and II byway, with some paved sections but mostly graded gravel roa ...
Florence, CO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 122
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
A 62-mile paved, gravel, and unmaintained Type II road that traverses an area of stunning desert scenery in southeastern Nevada. Gold Butte Back Country Byway traverses 62 miles of rugged desert count ...
Mesquite, NV - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 62
A 33-mile Type I byway that explores the rugged mountains and canyons north of the Rogue River in southwestern Oregon. The Grave Creek to Marial Back Country Byway climbs from the Rogue River’s narrow ...
Marial, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 33
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF
A 42-mile paved Type I byway that begins south of Kingman, crosses Sitgreaves Pass in the rugged Black Mountains, passes through the historic mining town of Oatman, and finishes at Golden Shores near ...
Kingman, AZ - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 42
A 45-mile Type I, II, and III byway with paved, gravel, and four-wheel sections. It traverses the crest of the rugged Hualapai Mountains in west central Arizona between Kingman and Yucca. The byway tr ...
Kingman, AZ - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 45
pro VIEW TRAIL GUIDE ADD TO BOOKSHELF