Old Route 66 ~ Oatman
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 35° 01.546 W 114° 22.983
11S E 738754 N 3879031
Quick Description: The best known feature of the Kingman to Topock stretch of the Old Route 66 Byway is the town of Oatman, the town that "refuses to die".
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2012 2:15:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMFRDW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 8

Long Description:
From the American Byways web page for Oatman:

Gold mines, gun fights, saloons, rickety wooden walkways, and even old prospector’s mules that own the road make the entire town of Oatman a roadside attraction! It’s not typically what comes to mind when you think of Route 66, but this wild-west ghost town is just the western experience European travelers are looking for, and this little town delivers an authentic, all-American experience that you find at the end of the Oatman-Route 66 National Back Country Byway.

Program: BLM Back Country Byways

Website: [Web Link]

Official Name: Old Route 66

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