Highway 697 + ADD NEW ROUTE
12 in Texas Texas14 Miles
on May 1, 2008
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You can catch this road from Sherman (TX) by taking the 1417 loop east from Hwy 75 at the south end of Sherman, TX. 1417 ends at Hwy 11, turn left & go just over 1 mile. Hwy 697 is on the left - there are 2 churches on the north east corner. Turn left and enjoy the ride. Hwy 697 ends at Hwy 69 at the north side of Whitwright, TX. You can turn right & go about 1/2 mile to Hwy 151 & go left into the down town area for restaurants. Or, stay on 69 south for another 1/2 mile for gas & snacks.
road runs along the top of a ridge. Lot's of trees, creek bottoms, very scenic.
this road has 20 sweepers and twisties. The road is generally in good condition with some patches in a few spots
there are gas stations & restaurants on either end of this short run in Sherman and Whitewright.
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