Robert Lee

Scenic Drives around Robert Lee include:

The Silver Highway

Take Highway 158 west to Highway 2059 and follow this road through ranching country for sixteen miles. Cross the Colorado River and into Silver, a ghost town, once home to 1,000 people involved in the oil business. Take Highway 208 south back to Robert Lee. Historical markers are along the route.

The Water Valley cut-off

Highway 2034 is a two-lane highway winding through ranch lands. The road goes up on the Divide giving views rare to West Texas.

The Sanco Route

From Robert Lee take Washington Street to the Sanco Road. Follow the caliche road through ravines, over hills and through a low-water crossing into Sanco. The road curves back to Highway 208 and south to Robert Lee. Birds and wildlife abound on this trip.

The Hayrick Road

This caliche road just off Highway 158 east will take you past Hayrick Mountain, the site of the orginal county seat of Coke County. A small cemetery is all that remains of the townsite. Birds and wilfdlife will be seen on this road.