Back-Country Byways and Scenic Driving Tours
The best way to get to know a place is to get off the highway and onto the back roads. That's what "byways" are about.
Responding to the 1989 President's Commission on American Outdoors, this program designates "back-country byways" -- a system of low-standard roads and trails that pass through public lands with high scenic or public-interest value.
These roads have been described as "Adventure Routes" into some of America's last wide open spaces. The designation of a back-country byway highlights the area's special recreational and scenic values, and increases public awareness of their lands and resources.
Though not designated back-country byways, many roads or trails through BLM lands offer other scenic routes that let you see what the area is really like.
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Other scenic routes: