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Arizona Road -- Westbound
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Arizona Road -- Westbound

Start of Arizona Road, westbound (view NW)

Overview

Arizona Road (also called Ney Ranch Road and Whitney Pass Road) runs between Whitney Pocket, Nevada, and Ney Ranch on the Arizona border. The road climbs some 2,000 feet in 4.3 miles to Whitney Pass before descending towards Arizona, ending at a fork in the road at 5.1 miles out.

This road provides access to the Whitney Pocket camp area, hikes to Virgin Peak and Billy Goat Peak, and Grand Canyon - Parashant National Monument over in Arizona.

Described here in photos and few words is the road as seen while driving westbound: from Arizona to Whitney Pocket. For the eastbound, longer and more descriptive account of the road, see Arizona Road Eastbound. The eastbound article also provides location coordinates.

Link to map.

Arizona RoadArizona Road departing Ney Ranch area (view NW) Arizona Road
Arizona Road departing Ney Ranch area (view NW)
Arizona Road
Road sign departing Ney Ranch area (view NW)

Arizona Road climbing towards Whitney Pass (view NW)

Arizona Road climbing towards Whitney Pass (view NW)

Arizona Road at Billy Goat Peak Road (view W)

Arizona Road climbing towards Whitney Pass (view NW)

Arizona Road approaching Whitney Pass (view NW)

Arizona Road atop Whitney Pass (view NW)

Grand scenery (view SW from Arizona Road)

Arizona Road approaching campsites (view NW)

Arizona Road descending through Pinyon-Juniper Forest (view NW)

Pinyon Pine along Arizona Road (view NW)

Arizona Road approaching Cabin Spring Road (view NW)

Arizona Road approaching Virgin Peak Road (view W)

Arizona Road descending towards Quail Point Narrows (view SW)

Arizona Road passing through Quail Point Narrows (view SW)

Arizona Road at turn to Quail Point Road (view SW)

Arizona Road at Quail Point Road (view SW)

Arizona Road descending into the desert (view SW)

Arizona Road at side road (view SW)

Arizona Road at campsite (view SW)

Arizona Road approaching Whitney Pocket (view W)
Arizona Road
Joshua trees and grand scenery (view NW)
Arizona Road
Approaching Whitney Pocket (view W)

Arizona Road approaching spur road to campsite (view W)
Arizona Road
Approaching Whitney Pocket (view W)

Arizona Road approaching spur road to campsite (view W)
Arizona Road
Arizona Road at Whitney Pocket crags (view W)

Arizona Road at campsite (view W)

Arizona Road approaching campsite access road (view W)
Arizona Road
Arizona Road at spur road to campsite (view W)
Arizona Road
Vehicle at CCC Dam trailhead parking (view W)
Arizona Road
Arizona Road at CCC Dam trailhead parking (view W)
Arizona Road Arizona Road
Arizona Road
Arizona Road approaching Gold Butte Road (view W)
Arizona Road
Arizona Road highway directional sign (view W)
Arizona Road
Arizona Road approaching Gold Butte Road (view NW)
Arizona Road
Arizona Road at Gold Butte Road (view NW)

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
copyright; Last updated 161002

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