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Quick Facts
Designation: Arizona State Scenic Byway
Designation: USFS Scenic Byway
Fees: There are no fees along the road itself.
Length, One-Way: 67 Miles (111.67 Kilometers)


General Information

Description - The White Mountain Scenic Road was designated on May 13, 1992, by the Arizona Department of Transportation. This route passes through dense Ponderosa Pine forested mountains as it stretches across the Mogollon Rim. Visitors can see views of mountain meadows, creeks and lakes. Mt.Baldy and the Apache Sunrise Ski Area stand out among the rest of the towering peaks. Whether looking for a chance to ski, fish or merely sight see, this scenic destination has something for all.

Attractions - The White Mountains Scenic Highway is known for it's Cultural, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Location - White Mountains Scenic Highway is located in east-central Arizona.

Directions from : The road itself:
Travels S.R. 260 for 32.26 miles then on S.R. 273 for 18.70 miles then on S.R. 261 for 16.34 miles.
How to get to the road:
From Phoenix take Interstate 10 heading south then change off to U.S. 60 going east then S.R. 87 heading north. Then go east on S.R. 260 until reaching Showlow and keep traveling S.R. 260 until Hon Dah and keep heading east on S.R. 260 the scenic road.


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Recreation Opportunities
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ICON Scenic Driving White Mountains Scenic Highway
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ICON Viewing Scenery White Mountains Scenic Highway
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Additional Information:
Arizona Scenic Byways - Arizona offers one National Scenic Byway, the Kaibab Plateau-North Rim Parkway, and 17 state and National Forest designated scenic byways.

Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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