Ruby Road #289/39 Scenic Drive

NM,AZ US Forest Service

Ruby Road #289/39 Scenic Drive

Good views of rolling hills and towering buttes, a desert oasis inhabited by rare plants and birds, an old ghost town and two picturesque lakes provide ample reason to spend a day along this border country...[more]





Leave Interstate 19 approximately 8 miles north of Nogales, at the Ruby interchange (AZ 289). Drive west to Pea Blanca Lake where the route number changes to Forest Road 39. Continue on FR 39, taking a side trip to Arivaca Lake if you choose, then turn north on FR 216 which leads into the town of Arivaca. From Arivaca, follow Arivaca Road back to Interstate 19.

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