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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; by 2022 only one arrow remained standing.

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

Someone burned down one of the arrows. Sad.

[Pam Carpenter, 04/16/2022]

Arrow, 2022.

Twin Arrows Trading Post - Ruins

Sadly, when we visited March 30, 2022, only one of the arrows was standing. Impossible to tell if it was intentional or just rotted until it fell, but for certain the materials that formed the arrow head were gone. RIP Twin Arrows.

[Jerry, 04/09/2022]

Twin Arrows.

Twin Arrows Trading Post - Ruins

If you like graffiti art this is a great stop. It's definitely worth a walk around. There are many of these ruins along this route. It's a fascinating look back at the history of the area.

[Christy Shelton, 07/09/2021]

Gas pumps and giant arrows.

Twin Arrows Trading Post - Ruins

If you enjoy exploring old ruins, this is a great place to visit. The giant arrows are still intact; so are a few gas pumps and the stove/range from the old cafe.

[Mary, 09/10/2020]

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