This road starts out as a very narrow, glorified goat trail as it meanders up into the forested hills.
It provides some great twistes as it bobs up and down.
There are tight climbing switchbacks that will challenge you and your ground clearance if going too fast.
It changes name to Skaggs Springs Rd as it gets near the county line.
The road widens and smooths out gloriously once it enters the park at Lake Sonoma.
But mind your speed on this sweet section of the road, as the rangers will provide you with a ticket.
The park has a great little museum.
Further up the road is a great bike stop at the Dry Creek General Store.This road starts out as a very narrow, glorified goat trail as it meanders up into the forested hills.
- 'GrumpaLes' (6/11/09)
The only problem with the east 15 miles is this great road is posted at 35 mph!
The cops make a fortune on the weekends.
- Anonymous (7/6/08)
The first 15 miles (eastern half) of this road is one of the finest motorcycle roads in California.
Two lane very good asphalt surface with wide shoulders, up and down grades, sweeping turns with nicely engineered radiusís, very few side roads, and great scenery.
Even if you only run the first 15 miles out to the bridge and back, it is worth the trip.
The second half, going west, is narrow and winding with short sight distances, and somewhat marginal pavement in places.
As you get closer to the coast the road travels through several deep canyons, follows a river for a while, and then into deeper canyons with redwood trees on each side putting one into the classic dark, wooded forest.
- Rider from Granite Bay, CA (5/11/07)