Stewarts Point – Skaggs Spring Road

Posted on: November 28th, 2012 by CRASH 3 Comments


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Stewarts Point – Skaggs Spring Road is a road with dual personalities. On the east side it is a one lane, rough, twisty goat road full of frost heaves, pot holes, debris and junk to dodge. It winds through a redwood rain forest and is very scenic. This area can be a bit treacherous in winter. It does freeze and there is snow here frequently as well. This half does not get a lot of maintenance so the condition is hit or miss … with a lot of miss in the equation.

At about the half way point, the road turns into a two lane, high speed, big bore lovin’ super road. It passes Lake Sonoma and heads into the wine country. It gets patrolled a lot due to the tendency of sport car and bike clubs using it for a race track. It is an amazing stretch of road to ride, but only about average on the scenery scale. The draw here is adrenaline … or another sneaky way to get to or from the coast with little traffic to impede you.

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  1. CRASH CRASH says:

    Just an update, rode it again on August 9th, 2014 and the “tar snakes” were horrible. Hot day, they were slippery and un-forgiving.

  2. Luv2mx says:

    Rode from coast to 101. Perfect adventure bike road. Brutal on a sports car. Still had fun

  3. WhiteRabbit says:

    I ride Skaggs-Springs Rd once or twice a week on my CBR1100XX. I always ride Hwy 1 to Hwy 101 direction, I like to start off difficult and end with awesome. It is my favorite road in this area.

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