all dotted lines are dirt roads

Average Travel time from interstate 17,

on FS 259 

approximately 1 hour


Road graded approximately once every 5 weeks


Snow removal for accumulations over 3 inches





Senator Hwy & Wagner Rd


The average travel time on these roads is approximately 3 to 4 hours.

No regularly scheduled

Maintenance.  High clearance vehicles recommended

4 wheel drive normally not necessary except in bad weather




Road from Lake Pleasant should be used only by drivers with experience and equipment to handle extreme conditions, average travel time is 4 hours


Photo of switchback on FS-259


Same location, two hours later


These of course are winter photos, but please dress for weather that is 20 to 25 degrees cooler than Phoenix.


Drive safe, uphill traffic normally has right away, please pull over in wide areas of the road to let faster traffic pass, and visit Crown King often.  We look forward to seeing you.