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Hwy 299
Redding, CA 96001
This scenic byway may offer some of the most diverse scenery, botanical variety, wildlife and climatic zones of any drive in far Northern California. The route encompasses from the dryer, warmer Sacramento River Valley to the cool, often foggy Redwood Coast. It features a variety of cultural and historical glimpses of the gold mining, timber, and Native American history along the byway. Starting in Redding, Turtle Bay Exploration Park and Museum provides a great way to…
Weaverville/Trinity Country
PO Box 1240
Tulelake, CA 96134
- Civilian Conservation Corp camp - WWII German and Italian Prisoner of War camp - Tule Lake Segregation Center (Where persons of Japanese Ancestry were held during WWII)
Yreka/Klamath River Country
39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
Many visitors use this as an alternate route or shortcut back to the Staging Areas. This trail branches off the Gravel Range loop in an easterly direction, and ends at the Big Creek Trail.  Many visitors use this as an alternate route or shortcut back to the Staging Areas.
Quincy/Feather River Country
1699 Hwy. 273
Anderson, CA 96007
The 500-mile, 2-state scenic drive links Lassen Volcanic National Park to Crater Lake National Park and Mt. Shasta. Experience waterfalls, wildlife, outdoor recreation and learn about the history, geology, and culture that shaped these diverse landscapes.
Mt. Shasta/McCloud

One of just 42 All American Roads in the United States, the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway connects Lassen Volcanic National Park in No. California and Crater Lake National Park in So. Oregon. One of just 42 All American Roads in the United States, the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway connects Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California and Crater Lake National Park in Southern Oregon. The volcanic activity of the
Shasta Cascade
Hwy 62
Fort Klamath, OR 97626
Crater Lake has been an inspiration to people for hundreds of years. Local Native Americans witnessed the collapse of Mt. Mazama and kept the event alive in their legends. One ancient legend of the Klamath people closely parallels the geologic story which has emerged from today’s scientific research. The legend tells of two chiefs pitted in a battle which ended in the destruction of one of the chief’s home, Mt. Mazama. The battle was witnessed…
Shasta Cascade
Hwy 97
Klamath Falls, CA 95548
The 140 mile segment of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway – All American Road was the first portion of the byway dedicated by the Federal Highway Administration in 1997. The beginning of this segment of the byway on the Oregon/California border has an immediate opportunity for a short side trip. The Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge just to the west of Hwy. 97 is home to a significant portion of the bald eagles who visit…
Yreka/Klamath River Country
Hwy 36
Lake Almanor, CA 96020
The southern most point of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway is Lake Almanor, also the southern end of the Cascade Mountain Range. This area by itself could be a complete vacation. In reality it’s not an ending or beginning point, but a crossroad. In a small amount of space, this is where Highways 89, 32, 36, and 44 converge. It is also where the Sierra Mountain Range meets the Cascade Range. Lake Almanor Basin has…
Chester/Lake Almanor
Hwy 89
Mineral, CA 96063
The very existence of Lassen Volcanic National Park is linked to a loud awakening of Lassen Peak in 1914. This was a beginning of a seven-year cycle of sporadic volcanic outbursts with the major eruption occurring on May 19, 1915, with a massive collapse of the summit crater spilling flowing lava towards the Sacramento Valley. Three days later a great explosion blasted out a new crater. This created an enormous mushroom cloud some seven miles…
Yreka/Klamath River Country
Hwy 89
McCloud, CA 96057
This portion of the All American Road has the distinction of having a view of Mount Shasta for almost the entire section. Majestic Mount Shasta at 14,179 feet is the tallest volcano in California and can often be seen from more than 100 miles away. For centuries, the mountain has served as the anchor for the Cascade Range, as a spiritual center for Native Americans, and as a nature lover’s and mountain climber’s paradise. The…
Mt. Shasta/McCloud
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1699 HWY 273, Anderson, CA 96007 | (P) 530-365-7500 | (F) 530-365-1258
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