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The Show Low Loop is a paved ride located in Central Arizona.


Starting in Show Low, this ride follows US Highway 60 from Show Low to Globe, Arizona.  Along this stretch the road climbs and descends across several hills and canyons including a big drop into and climb out of the Salt River Canyon.


From Globe, this loop turns North and West towards Payson.  Be sure to take in the views at Roosevelt Lake and the Roosevelt Dam.  If you are up for a short hike, plan a visit to the cliff dwellings at the Tonto National Monument.  After Roosevelt Lake, the path twists and turns before joining highway 87 into Payson.


From Payson, this loop turns back East and winds its way past the Mongollon Rim Visitor Center and back to the starting point in Show Low.


Location:  Eastern Arizona

Approximate Mileage:  250  miles

Estimated Riding Time:  4.50  Hours 

Surface:  Paved

Attractions:  Cedar Canyon Bridge, Becker Butte Lookout, Lower Northside Overlook, Salt River Canyon Jail Cell, Salt River Canyon Viewpoint, Mcmillenville Historical Marker, Old Dominion Historical Mine Park, Gila County Historical Museum, Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt Lake Visitor Center, Roosevelt Dam Overlook, Al Sieber Memorial, Paleo Site Monument, Mongollon Rim Visitor Center

Show Low Loop

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  • Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices.  In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.  They will NOT work on Google Maps or Apple Maps.


    If you plan on using a smartphone app, we recommend the REVER app.  REVER will work with both Android and iOS and in addition to navigation it has many other great features.


    For best results in REVER, download the route to your computer first, then import into your smartphone.  Turn by turn may not work, so we recommend that you utilize the "Follow the Line" option. 


    You can get 20% off your first year’s subscription to REVER by following THIS LINK.

    AND using this coupon code at checkout:  Driftlessforless.


    By using this link and coupon code a portion of your subscription fee will go to support Driftless Roads USA.



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