Eastern Scenic Drives

Forest Road 61

There’s so much natural beauty in the White Mountains that it’s easy to overlook the reminders of pioneer life also on display in this part of…
Northern Scenic Drives

Forest Road 307

Millions of people find their way to the Grand Canyon every year, and most of them follow paved roads to get there. That’s understandable: Arizona’s…
Southern Scenic Drives

Price Canyon Road

In the Chiricahua Mountains, the hoodoos, balanced rocks and hiking trails of Chiricahua National Monument get most of the attention. But “attention…
Western Scenic Drives

Castle Dome Mountains

Some drives require little more than a full tank of gas and an hour or so. This isn’t one of those. The prerequisites here include a high-clearance…
Southern Scenic Drives

Arivaca Road

The thing about Arivaca is that people seem to confuse it with Aravaipa. The similar-sounding nomenclature isn’t the only reason: Both places are in…
Central Scenic Drives

Painted Rock Dam Road

A drive on Painted Rock Dam Road includes attractions that span more than a thousand years of human history, but for those more interested in…
Western Scenic Drives

Lake Mead Mine Roads

There are many ways to see Las Vegas, and most of them involve parting with a lot of money. This drive won’t cost you anything but a few gallons of…
Southern Scenic Drives

Patagonia Ghost Towns

Santa Cruz County, in Southern Arizona, has no shortage of natural beauty, but there’s plenty of human history, too — including several ghost towns.…