AZ State Route 74 near Wickenburg

AZ Highway 74 near Wickenburg

     Arizona State Route 74 is a scenic 31-mile state highway in central Arizona that stretches east to west from its junction with US Route 60 just south of Wickenburg to one quarter mile past its junction with Interstate 17 in North Phoenix. It runs by Lake Pleasant Regional Park and passes through the Sonoran Desert. 

     It is also called the Carefree Highway and was the inspiration for a Gordon Lightfoot song of the same name. © Tanna Thornburg 2014