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The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a

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By Donovan Reese (2 McR Points) on Aug 01, 2003

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July 25, 2013
No disrespect to Texas- but after reading all the…
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December 2, 2011
I have met people from all over the world who…
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Written Directions

The Three Sisters route starts in Medina, TX. From Medina catch RR337 (at this point you are starting on "The Three Sisters") heading west (right). Take RR337 west until you come up on the town of Leakey. At Leakey, go north on US 83 for a just about a mile and look for RR336 on the left. Take a left onto RR336 which will head you north. Continue north on RR336 until you meet Texas 41 and at this point you will want to turn left in order to head west. Go west for 15 miles or so and you will find RR335 on the left. Take a left (east) and get on RR335 and drive south down to Camp Wood where you can take a left on to RR337 and finish out the loop when you hit Leakey again.

Scenery

A ride through this part of Texas will most certainly change your view of my beloved state. You will ride amongst scenery as good as it gets, along clear rivers, through very twisty mountain type curves amidst real Texas Ranches. With million dollar vistas and cool clear waters along with friendly folks and knowing that you are riding the best this large state can offer, makes for great riding... Nueces River (pronounced New-Aces) on Ranch Rd 335

Drive Enjoyment

This route is mainly very twisty passing over large hills and between not many gas stations. This roller coaster ride will no doubt blow you away. The road is not heavily traveled, but beware as sharp turns have certainly taken many motorcyclist down. Also, although the surface is mostly in very good condition, always watch for loose gravel, deer and slow moving locals heading back to their ranch ... often a much slower pace than we're zippin by at.

Frio River just outside Leaky, (pronounced lay-key) on Ranch Road 337. Just after having gone through the Twisted Sister from Vanderpool (contributed by The Geezy Rider, Aug 08)

On Ranch Road 337 just prior to hitting Vanderpool (contributed by The Geezy Rider, Aug 08)

Huge ranch just north of Campwood on Ranch Road 335 (contributed by The Geezy Rider, Aug 08)

Tourism Opportunities

This route isn't going to be know for its "Roadside Amenities" as much as it is known for its scenery and road quality. There are some very nice pull-outs, stop and enjoy the long vistas. Gas up in Leakey as there are not too many gas stations to choose from and where there is a very good motorcycle shop. For a refreshing summertime swimming hole try the Frio River (frio meaning cold!!!). Note from a recent MotorcycleRoads.com visitor about this route: "Hwy 16 between Kerrville and Bandera is not for beginners! Due to recent accidents, weekend police patrol has increased a great deal. Hwy 173 may be a better route between Kerrville & Bandera."

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The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a
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Guest
June 13, 2014
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Motorcycle Type : Sport - Touring
This is some of the best riding TX has to offer. Amenities are mostly camp grounds and cabins, but that is definitely part of the experience.

Why did I only give this place a 3? Because in the grand scheme, TX just doesn't have any great motorcycle roads. If I rated this a 5, what would I rate the Tetons to Yellowstone route or almost every single backroad in Appalachia. Just saying.
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June 22, 2010
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Motorcycle Type : Sport - Touring
The Three Sisters are a great ride, but ya need to know your limitations. Lots of chances to ruin your whole day. I've ridden the roads in North Georga, Tennesse, & North and South Carolina. Those roads are great too, but they always have a bunch of car traffic. The Sisters are pretty near deserted. I live very close, so I get to ride these roads every weekend. Ya gotta ride "The Twisted Sisters", at least once.
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April 18, 2013
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Rode the three sisters and dropped in at the Lone Star Motorcycle Museum. Stayed at Garner State Park. The area is everything it's cracked up to be. Sure you have to watch for critters and loose gravel in places but the cattle guards are no concern at all - Not sure why people are concerned about them. Do not ride this area at night if you can help it. There are deer, turkey and other unpredictable animals all over the place from dusk onwards.
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