Road Information

Total Mileage in State: 359 miles
Eastern End: At New Mexico state line
Western End: At California state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 359 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Mohave, Yavapai, Coconino, Navajo, Apache
Major Junctions in Photos: I-17, in Flagstaff
Control Cities in Photos: Kingman, Williams, Flagstaff, Winslow, Holbrook

Eastbound

   

Interstate 40 East at Exit 1: Golden Shores / Oatman  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Arizona welcome sign, as Interstate 40 enters the Grand Canyon State from California.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 in Arizona is also known as the Purple Heart Trail.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 2: Needle Mountain Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East assurance shield sign located near mile marker 4.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 9:  AZ 95 South - Lake Havasu City / Parker  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 12:  Franconia Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 20:  Santa Fe Ranch Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

It is exactly 200 miles from this point to Grand Canyon National Park.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Sign near mile marker 24 listing the distances to the two Yucca exits.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 25:  Alamo Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 26:  Proving Ground Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 28:  Old Trails Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 37:  Griffith Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 44:  Shinarump Rd / Oatman Hwy  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Sign near mile marker 47, listing the distances to the three Kingman exits on I-40.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 48:  US 93 / To AZ 68 - Beale St / Las Vegas  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 51:  Stockton Hill Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 59:  DW Ranch Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 66:  Blake Ranch Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 71:  US 93 South - Wickenburg / Phoenix  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 79:  Silver Springs Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East:  Road view from near mile marker 84, as I-40 begins to climb a bit.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 87:  Willows Ranch Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

"Elevation 5,000 feet" sign near mile marker 89. I-40 also turns to 3 lanes here, with trucks restricted to using only the two right lanes as they climb the mountain.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 91:  Fort Rock Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 96:  Cross Mountain Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 103:  Jolly Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 109:  Anvil Rock Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at exit 121:  Business I-40 / To AZ 66 - Seligman  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 123:  Business I-40 / To AZ 66 - Seligman  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 139:  Crookton Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 144:  Business I-40 - Ash Fork  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 146:  Business I-40 / AZ 89 South - Ash Fork / Prescott  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 148:  County Line Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 149:  Monte Carlo Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 151:  Welch Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East:  Road view from near mile marker 156, as the tall pines begin to show up.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 157:  Devil Dog Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 161:  Business I-40 / Historic Route 66 - Williams / Grand Canyon  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 163:  Williams / Grand Canyon  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 165:  Business I-40 / AZ 64 - Williams / Grand Canyon. Taking this exit and following AZ 64 North is the best way to get to Grand Canyon National Park.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 167:  Garland Prairie Rd / Circle Pines Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 168. Flagstaff is 27 miles ahead, while it's 351 miles to Albuquerque, NM on I-40.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 171:  Pittman Valley Rd / Deer Farm Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East:  Road view from near mile marker 175.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East:  Another road view, this time from near mile marker 177. What a view!  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 178:  Parks Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 185:  Transwestern Rd / Bellemont  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

At this point, you are entering the Coconino National Forest.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East:  Road view from near mile marker 188.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 has reached its peak here at the Arizona Divide. At this point, you are at an elevation of 7,335 feet!  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 190:  A-1 Mountain Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Any of the next 5 exits will get you to Flagstaff.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 191:  Business I-40 - Flagstaff  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 192:  Flagstaff Ranch Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 195:  Interstate 17 / AZ 89A - Phoenix / Flagstaff  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 198:  Butler Ave  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 201:  US 89 North - Page  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 204:  Walnut Canyon National Monument  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 207:  Cosnino Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 211:  Winona  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

"Elevation 6,000 feet" sign at mile marker 217. It's hard to believe you have come down over 1,000 feet in elevation since back in Flagstaff.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Sign indicating that you are now leaving the Coconino National Forest.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 219:  Twin Arrows  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 225:  Buffalo Range Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 230:  Two Guns  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 233:  Meteor Crater Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 239:  Meteor City Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 245:  AZ 99 North - Leupp  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Sign near mile marker 250, listing the distances to the three Winslow exits on I-40.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 252:  Business I-40 - Hipkoe Dr  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 255:  Transcon Lane  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 257:  AZ 87 North - Second Mesa  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 264:  Hibbard Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 269:  Jackrabbit Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 274:  Business I-40 - Joseph City  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 277:  Business I-40 - Joseph City  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 280:  Hunt Rd / Geronimo Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 283:  Perkins Valley Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Sign near mile marker 284, listing the distances to the three Holbrook exits.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 285:  Business I-40 / US 180 East / AZ 77 South - Petrified Forest National Park / Show Low  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 286:  Business I-40 - Navajo Blvd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 292:  AZ 77 North - Keams Canyon  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 294:  Sun Valley Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at exit 303:  Adamana Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 311:  Petrified Forest National Park  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 320:  Pinta Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 325:  Navajo  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 330:  McCarrell Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 333:  US 191 North - Ganado  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 339:  US 191 South - St Johns  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 341:  Ortega Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 343:  Querino Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 346:  Pine Springs Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 348:  Houck  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 351:  Allentown Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 354:  Hawthorne Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East:  Road view from near mile marker 355. The New Mexico state line is about 4 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 357:  BIA Route 12 North - Window Rock  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 359:  Grants Rd  (Photo taken 5/21/10).

Interstate 40 East approaching the New Mexico state line.  (Photo taken 5/21/10).