Sweet Springs Turnpike

Scout Route
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When you see the word "Turnpike" in a trail name, you know it has a historic background. However, little information is available on this particular turnpike. As well, when you think turnpike, you are most likely thinking concrete or pavement. Not so here. This road is a mix of hardpacked dirt, gravel, and protruding rock. The west side has several wider switchbacks before it eventually terminates in private land. Dispersed camping is limited, but there is camping at the Pines Campground on the east side off Highway 617. This road also serves as the major exit after you have run Potts Mountain Jeep Trail.