Gallup, New Mexico: The Devil's Highway: Route 666

The 6th branch from Route 66 was Route 666. Cowardly politicians renamed it in 2003, but "former 666" signs have been spotted (Map point marks one).

Address:
US Hwy 491, Gallup, NM
Directions:
I-40 exit 20, then drive north a quarter-mile. The sign is attached to a light pole on the northbound side, just past the McDonald's.
Admission:
Free
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The Devil's Highway: Route 666

Sign is still there! Park at the McDonald's/Pep Boys lot and it's easy to access. The lot can fit a travel trailer and tow vehicle.

[Gerard van Belle, 06/12/2021]

Former 666 sign, 2020.

The Devil's Highway: Route 666

As of 8/4/2020 the sign is still there.

[Tod Stutzman, 08/06/2020]

Former 666 sign.

Route 666 Sign

You can park in the McDonald's lot. The sign was there May 2020.

[Ryan Creek, 06/06/2020]

Highway sign for the Former 666.

The Devil's Highway: Route 666

As of December 2019 the 666 sign is back in front of Pep Boys. We parked our RV in the McDonalds lot and took a snapshot!

[Joe Teeples, 12/05/2019]

Former 666 sign.

The Devil's Highway: Route 666

The Former 666 sign has been replaced. It's right past McDonald's, in front of Pep Boys.

[Patrick, 04/03/2019]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Tow Truck Atop TowerTow Truck Atop Tower, Gallup, NM - < 1 mi.
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Big Indian and Navajo Code TalkerBig Indian and Navajo Code Talker, Gallup, NM - 1 mi.
In the region:
El Rancho Hotel - Home of the Movie Stars, Gallup, NM - 2 mi.

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