Trying to go Nowhere

I live in New York City, where you can’t go more than about 150 feet without hitting a road.  I’m from Canada where you can go up to the North and there are no roads for at least a hundred kilometers (see my earlier post on the ice fields in Auyuittuq park).  So what about the U.S.?  How far can you go before you hit a road?

Turns out, not that far.  According to this article, the farthest you can go in landlocked America is 20 miles, and it’s in the southeastern corner of Yellowstone:

Apparently in Louisiana there are some swamps that preclude road building and it’s the part of the country where technically you can get the furthest from a road: