Twin Arrows, Arizona: Twin Arrows Trading Post - Ruins

Two giant arrows seem lodged in the ground, falling just short of what remains of Route 66. Restored in 2009.
Old Route 66, Twin Arrows, AZ
Exit 219 off of eastbound I-40. A concrete barrier blocks access directly in front of the ruins, but drive a little further east and the barrier ends. Then you can pull off and park, and walk back on the safe inner side.
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Twin Arrows, Arizona - Twin Arrows Restored, Route 66 Fans Rejoice
Twin Arrows: We've watched with resignation the gradual decay of the Twin Arrows east of Flagstaff, Arizona. The two big shafts -- telephone poles, actually -- were left to rot when the trading post that owned them closed in 1998. It wouldn't be long, we thought, before they collapsed in a puff of desert dust, and then were moved to our Gone But Not Forgotten section. [09/28/2009] Complete Story...

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Twin Arrows Trading Post - Ruins

Drove by, but area is totally closed off by concrete highway barriers. So we couldn't stop and see close up due to traffic and nowhere to pull off. Still pretty cool! [365ontheroad2015, 09/23/2015]
Twin Arrows Trading Post - Ruins

You can skirt around the concrete barriers from the east side of the loop created by the westbound off-ramp.

[Scott Jones, 05/12/2015]
Twin Arrows Trading Post - Ruins

Blocked off by concrete K rails. Trading post looks like it's closed. On the side of highway construction. This is a great drive-by -- take a picture without getting out.

[Angela P, 08/25/2014]
Twin Arrows Trading Post

We continued driving east to go around the concrete barrier and get closer. However, it's completely fenced off now. So, to get closer you have to hop over the concrete barrier, which you shouldn't because that would be trespassing. *wink*

[Mary Cancilla, 07/16/2014]

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