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3.6 out of 5 Rider Rating 3.6
5 Reviews

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By uberube (5 McR Points) on Oct 15, 2013

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goldcam
2 McR Points
May 31, 2018
Good road to ride in spring summer and fall.…
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JaredK
2 McR Points
March 20, 2019
Great little route. Smooth roads with low traffic…
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Written Directions

Head east out of Sultan on Route 2. Less than a mile from town turn left onto Sultan Basin Rd and take it up to Spada Lake.

Scenery

Starts with a long straight stretch though a residential area, but soon becomes a curvy forest road. Breaks in the trees allow good views of the mountains as well as the stream that the road follows. At the end of the road is Spada lake, however the last few miles are gravel road.

Drive Enjoyment

Absolutely full of turns once you are past the initial straight. No potholes, but debris from trees can be on road during fall. Beware of blind corners as most car traffic on this road is going at 25 MPH. Last few miles of road are gravel, so continue at your own risk.

Tourism Opportunities

Absolutely nothing on this road but nearby Sultan has everything you should need.

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Sultan Basin Road
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goldcam
May 31, 2018
2 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Sport
Good road to ride in spring summer and fall. There is another option out of Startup if you want to avoid the longer straight part. Pass Sultan to Startup and make a left on Kellogg Lake Road. This Option has more curves.
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JaredK
March 20, 2019
2 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Standard
Great little route. Smooth roads with low traffic. I went up in late March, and there were still snow banks on the sides of the road. The gravel road for the last 5 miles (3 miles to the junction, 2 more miles down to the dam/lake) was wet and muddy, with some icy spots. A fair amount of potholes. Good view at the end, would be nicer in summer with the walking trail/access road at the end. Extended the ride by taking Ben Howard Road from Sultan to Monroe.
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MRC01
September 14, 2014
2 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Standard
This is a fun road - low traffic, smooth pavement, great curves, great scenery. Road becomes dirt/gravel 4-5 miles before you get to the lake. The gravel is ridable on a street bike.
The only drawback to the excellent paved part of this road is it's so short.
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