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Bellmont & Brannigan Park

I-40 Exit 185 On the way from Bellmot to Parks you'll pass 49 Hill on your left. With an elevation of over 7,100 feet it may be the highest point on the original Route 66.
x Camp Navajo
1 Hughes Ave.
The former Navajo Army Depot was opened in 1942. Today it serves the AZ National Guard as Camp Navajo ... read more
xRichfield Station & Pine Bridge Inn Cabins
S. Frontage Rd at I-40 Exit 185.
The cabins were used in the 1969 movie Easy Rider starring Jack Nicholson ... read more

1941-63 Alignment
West S. Frontage Road at Exit 185
This alignment was built to avoid the high point at 49 Hill. This road ends a short distance from this intersection ... read more

Brannigan Park

xBrannigan Park Rd
N. Frontage Rd. W of I-40 Exit 185.
The N. frontage road leads to the Brannigan Park gravel road and past Fortynine Hill and the highest point on Route 66 ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.