Williams Valley/South Mountain Loop
Arizona's White Mountains
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
White Mountains Online wishes to express
our appreciation to the USDA Forest Service, Alpine Ranger District for
providing this information!
For more information, please feel free to
contact the USDA Forest Service, Alpine Ranger District at 520.339.4384 or you
may write us at P.O. Box 469 Alpine, Arizona 85920
Drive 1.5 miles
northwest of Alpine on U.S. Highway 191 (formerly U.S. 666) and turn west on FR
249 to FR 276 FR 403 and back to U.S. 191 South of Alpine. Total distance round
trip from Alpine is 22 miles. Driving time is 1 to 2 hours.
Meadows, big views
gas, restaurants in Alpine
biking trails at Williams Valley
Roads along this
route are graveled and passable except during winter when they're plowed only
as far as Williams Valley and in early spring when they can be very
Spring and fall
are the best times to take this drive. In summer the traffic to and from the
Big lake area can make it a bit dusty.
This drive winds
though an area of broad meadows and open forests. Evenings are the best time to
see the large herds of elk that frequent this area.
For current information of road conditions,
White Mountains Online
and The Alpine Ranger District are not responsible for any incidents that may
occur on these tours. Please contact the Alpine Ranger District for the current
information on current weather and road conditions.
contact the Alpine Ranger District :
P.O. Box 469
go back the Alpine Ranger District Scenic Driving page Click Here
To go back the Alpine Ranger District Trails
Overview Click Here
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