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4.36 out of 5 Rider Rating 4.36
32 Reviews

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By Guest (0 McR Points) on Jan 31, 2003

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rideride
August 8, 2014
Amazing road. I used it as a way to get from the…
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Guest
May 17, 2010
Recent improvements make this road a great ride…
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Written Directions

Just start in Silver City, NM and take NM 152 east all the way to Caballo, NM.

Scenery

This road is great continuous hairpins with rapid elevation changes, great scenery, camping, lot's of trees. Almost no police officers. This road is hard, you'll only average about 40 miles per hour going hard, lot's of knee skidding.

Drive Enjoyment

A solid 4-star rating because of all the twists, turns, and hairpins.

Tourism Opportunities

Don't take this route for the things to do along the way ... take it for the driving experience. There is not too much to do along the way except for camping. .

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rideride
August 8, 2014
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Motorcycle Type : Sport
Amazing road. I used it as a way to get from the interstate 25 to Silver City. I was amazed by what I enountered. I rode the Coronado Trail the next day and NM 152 is just as fun, if not more technical. Thia road is fun at the speed limit or less. Watch for any rocks on the road and look out for the cattle guards in corners or at the exit of a corner. Usually not an issue but could cause an issue if leaned over to far. Watch for cattle napping by the road as well.
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Guest
May 17, 2010
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Motorcycle Type : Sport
Recent improvements make this road a great ride from Hillsboro to Silver City. Be aware of the time of year, as grit from snows can remain on the road for a few weeks. Always good in the summer. Fuel is only at the end of the route, so Hatch, NM and Silver City, NM are musts for gas.
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Motohead71
January 31, 2021
176 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Cruiser
Tied this into AZ191. Made for great riding. Wonderful curvy roads through amazing country. Can’t wait to go back.
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