Close this search box.
Ash Fork, AZ

Ash Fork, Arizona (Route 66)

The town of Ash Fork was born in 1882 when the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad arrived. The Hotel Escalante was built in 1907, named for the eighteenth century Spanish padre-explorer, Silvestre Escalante who journeyed into Arizona in 1776. During its heyday, from 1907 until 1945, the Hotel Escalante was considered the most elegant hotel in Arizona. Sadly it was demolished in 1968.

Ash Fork, Arizona, is home to the Ash Fork Historical Society Museum, which showcases the town’s rich history and its connection to Route 66. In addition to the museum, Ash Fork currently has several gas stations and stores serving travelers passing through the area.

Route 66 Attractions in Ash Fork, Arizona.

  1. Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
  2. Zettler’s Store on Route 66
  3. Six Shooter Molly’s Trading Post





Discover More

Sign up for our Route 66 Newsletter!

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.