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Motorcycle Roads MO 7211   in Missouri Missouri61 Miles

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By OldNerdGuy
on October 18, 2011

0.0out of 5

2 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Start in Jackson, MO on Missouri Highway 72 (at the intersection of MO 72 and US 61) and head west to Missouri 21 (Arcadia & Ironton, MO)

Scenery

Nice route thru southern Missouri. Sweeping curves, really nice in the fall when the colors change. Well paved, facilities at the start and end, and at Fredricktown.

Road Quality

Well paved, sweeping curves, mild hills.

Roadside Amenities

Jackson MO at the start (US61) has plenty of amenities. At the end, on MO 21, there are lots of things to see and do. Johnson Shut-Ins was one of the most beautiful sites in Missouri until the Ameren (electric co) reservoir on Taum Sauk mountain broke and flooded it to pieces. Elephant Rocks is near the end as well.

Additional Info

Nickname (optional) : a rider from St. Peters, MO

What Riders Say About this Route Add Review & Rating

By Donald Reischman
on October 17, 2012 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year '08

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Touring

Only rated a 4 because of the lack of technical skills needed. I personally prefer a curvier road if I'm out for the sheer fun of it. All other apects, I'd rate a 5. Our group has used this route numerous times to get into the Ozarks. Road surface is good to very good most of the way. You can stop off at Fredericktown, which is about half way through. There's gas, and if you side track and go through town, a few places to eat as well. A convenient store/gas stop is at the junction of 72 and I-67 on the western edge of town. Be sure to stop and look at the end of the ride where 72 and 21 meet. On the right, there's what looks like a typical convenience store. But go to the back once inside, and experience the miniature Bass Pro Shop there(not really BPS, but lots of sporting goods). First time in there, I was really surprised. Go any direction from the end, and every road I've been on is good as well. You can't go wrong.

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By Bikergrady
on November 16, 2011 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1995

Motorcycle Make HD FXSTSB

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Great ride and route, scenic rural hwy with some nice twist and turns.

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