Burlington, Iowa: Snake Alley - A Very Crooked Street

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N. 6th St., Burlington, IA
US Hwy 34 exit 262B. Drive south on N. Central Ave., then quickly make first left onto Court St. Drive four blocks. Turn right onto Sixth St. Drive one block to the entrance to Snake Alley.
Closed in winter.
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Snake Alley.

Snake Alley - A Very Crooked Street
A combatant in the World's Crookedest Street battle, in an unexpected place. No traffic back-ups to drive down Snake Alley, unlike San Francisco's more famous crooked street. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [05/15/2016]

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Snake Alley - A Very Crooked Street

Super cool site! And aside from Snake Alley, Burlington has lots of interesting architecture to look at! Great town to drive through.

[Ashley, 07/18/2016]

Snake Alley.

Snake Alley

If you drive south across the small valley from the lower end of Snake Alley, you can get a telephoto shot looking up the alley.

[Jon Morgan, 10/10/2015]
Snake Alley - A Very Crooked Street

Now I've driven down both Lombard St. and Snake Alley. Lombard is much more fun, but I'd love to go tubing down Snake Alley in the wintertime!! Anyone know if that's possible?

[Mike, 09/08/2011]

Snake Alley.

Snake Alley - World's Crookedest Street?

Today we visited Burlington, Iowa on our drive from Boring, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. I thought it would be great to have my wife, Pamalee, drive down Snake Alley. We maneuvered down several times...it was great!

[Ted Blakeley, 05/15/2010]

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