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The Swiftwater Corridor features sun-drenched views of pine forestland, pristine waters and valley cattle ranches. The Stuart Range and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness play host year-round to campers, snowmobilers and fishermen. Don't miss this scenic Washington State treat.
This is the only scenic byway in Washington State, not to mention the United States, that penetrates a fresh volcanic blast zone. Also known as the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway, SR-504 is a 52-mile journey into the scene of epic destruction that Mount St. Helens caused when it erupted on May 18, 1980.
Located entirely on a single island and a mere hour from downtown Seattle, this byway is as accessible as it is leisurely; twenty minutes of the journey includes a relaxing Washington State ferry ride.
The Cascade Loop Byway is a 440-mile love letter to Washington praising her natural beauty and charisma. From the waterfront city of Everett, head east over Stevens Pass, where alpine villages welcome and snowy spires beckon.
Located in central Washington state, the Yakama Scenic Byway runs south from the city of Yakima (yes, a different spelling) on US-97 to meet SR-14 at the Columbia River. This byway slices through the Yakama people’s ancestral homeland, much of it now known as the Yakama Reservation.
The Columbia River cut this dramatic gap between the Cascade Mountains on its way to the Pacific Ocean eons ago. Lewis and Clark explored this path centuries ago. Today, modern travelers are awestruck at the natural beauty of the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Byway.
Recreate the steps of Lewis and Clark, their renowned assistant and translator Sacajawea and the rest of the Corps of Discovery on their Washington State adventures. Follow the Snake and Columbia rivers, as they did, all the way to the Pacific Ocean near present-day Ilwaco.
Experience the short and sweet Yakima River Canyon Scenic Byway, one of Washington state's best-kept secrets. Also known as Canyon Road or SR-821, this byway is an efficient, dazzling alternative to driving I-82 between Ellensburg and Yakima.