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Sierra Vista Scenic Byway

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Beware of Unpatrolled Roads & Snow

Beautiful drive but parts of the scenic trail aren't patrolled and should have been closed off, but... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
Jonathan M
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Truly scenic area away from civilizaion

Great drive in a forest setting. Some great views to be had at Mile High Vista. It's a lot of... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2015
AdventureHiker94087
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Sunnyvale, California
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Jun 7, 2017
“Beware of Unpatrolled Roads & Snow”
Jul 13, 2015
“Truly scenic area away from civilizaion”
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful drive but parts of the scenic trail aren't patrolled and should have been closed off, but they were left open. Heavy snow, downed trees, deep ruts, and unmarked areas were common between Jackass Meadows and Bass Lake, Beasore Meadows was closed, and the roads...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great drive in a forest setting. Some great views to be had at Mile High Vista. It's a lot of driving, so we find it's best to combine w/ hiking and/or camping. Lots of beautiful meadows, forests and granite! Cautions: Bring maps! Some bump dirt...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2015

Amazing vistas and fun places to stop along the byway! The road is bumpy and dusty, which naturally limits the traffic if you are looking for a place without as many people. You must stop at Jones' Store for pie!

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Reviewed September 24, 2014

It's a long drive and some of it is over a dirt track but well worth the time spent. Amazing views and really quiet away from the traffic at Yosemite.

Thank andydower
Reviewed July 7, 2014

We did this based on a recommendation of a travel show. There are several good views and things of interest, but it takes a very long time to drive the loop. A portion of it is also unpaved and VERY bumpy and uncomfortable to ride...More

2  Thank philangie6370
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lessaTA
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Response from yaknowitsme |
I'ts probably too late anyway, but since I'm also interested in that question I might as well post the result of my research so far: US Forest service has published some info promising the unpaved parts are "negotiable for... More
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