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12   in Utah Utah25 Miles

Motorcycle Roads The Alpine Scenic Highway

By MCR Contributor
on May 24, 2011

4.3out of 5

4 Riders rated


 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Start in Provo Canyon and take the turn off to Sundance Ski resort, continue past the resort. Optional right turn (10 miles) to Cascade Springs for a 2 mile paved path hike.


Great views of Provo canyon, Sundance ski resort, with optional side trip to cascade springs (nice paved path), past Aspen Grove campground.

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Road Quality

Paved but narrow and curvy in parts.

Roadside Amenities

Restaurants and Lodging at Sundance ski resort, Camp ground at Aspen Grove.

Additional Info

Nickname (optional) : stompersly

What Riders Say About this Route Add Review & Rating

By alinford
on April 17, 2012 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2012

Motorcycle Make BMW

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

This is a great ride, with lots of twistys, starting at 4600ft peaking at 8000ft.

The road is only open from Late May through October, with the Fall colors showing in Late September and October. The cost is $6 for a 3 day pass to the area, so you can plan on doing it a couple of times.

If you go in the morning, you will miss most of the traffic, as it is a popular route.

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By Stoked4FLHXS
on October 6, 2016 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2014

Motorcycle Make HD

Motorcycle Type Touring

Must be on your "A" game when traveling this route. Heavy traffic at times with no room for error. Not for beginners. With that being is very beautiful for sure. Rated it a "3" just for the fact of traffic.

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on February 25, 2016 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1988

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Sport

It is a beautiful, winding mountain road with good quality pavement. The side-trip to Cascade Springs is well worth your time, and, if you don't mind dirt road, there is a free back entrance from Midway.

This road can be combined with Guardsman Pass and Pine Canyon Rd. out of Midway for an excellent afternoon ride from Salt Lake City to Thanksgiving Point.

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By HooverGKMMC
on April 18, 2014 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2002

Motorcycle Make Victory

Motorcycle Type Touring

Beautiful ride, but you have to be paying pretty close attention. There are a lot of spots that are barely a lane and a half wide, and sometimes it is surprisingly heavily traveled. Watch out for trucks pulling campers!

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