Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route

The AZBDR is the fourth route developed by the Backcountry Discovery Routes organization for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel.  This scenic 750-mile south-to-north route crosses the state of Arizona beginning at the Mexico border and finishing at the Utah border.  The route has been created specifically for dual-sport and adventure motorcyclists who are interested in exploring Arizona’s remote backcountry.  It utilizes many remote dirt roads and leads riders through iconic locations including the Mogollon Rim, Sunset Crater National Monument, Grand Canyon and the Navajo Nation, as well as the historic mining towns of Tombstone and Globe, AZ.

The AZBDR documentary DVD and the water-and tear-resistant Butler Motorcycle Map will be available for sale starting March 1, 2014.  The free GPS tracks, digital map and the route's FAQ and photo gallery are located on the right. 

Look for the AZBDR movie screening at a motorcycle dealership near you beginning January 2014.

Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor Go AZ Motorcycles for providing vital financial support for the production of the AZBDR route.

Route Updates

May 13 - Road Closure in Section 8 (re-route avaialble)

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