National Forest Scenic Byways Far West  by Beverly R. Magley

National Forest Scenic Byways Far West Guide Book

by Beverly R. Magley (Falcon Guides)
National Forest Scenic Byways Far West  by Beverly R. Magley
This book is your chance to meander through old-growth forests, trace salmon-filled rivers, and cross trails leading deep into wilderness areas. Each of the 33 byway descriptions includes information on the best season to travel, historic sites, geology, and the enless recreation opportunities that exist along these routes. A travel map for each byway shows campgrounds, special features such as visitors centers and recreation areas, connecting roads, and nearby towns. Most of the officially designated scenic routes are paved and all are easily navigated by passenger cars. This volume includes drive in the states of Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

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Trails from the "National Forest Scenic Byways Far West" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 33.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 33.

A 36-mile paved and gravel road from Big Pine through the Inyo National Forest and the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest near the California-Nevada border. The Ancient Bristlecone Scenic Byway climbs th ...
Big Pine, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 36
A 64-mile route from the city through the desert foothills and into the mountains. Angeles Crest Scenic Byway’s motto is “urban places to mountain spaces.” This byway, also a designated state scenic r ...
Wrightwood, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 64
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A 130-mile paved route from the arid Columbia River grasslands up into the forested Blue Mountains. The Blue Mountain Scenic Byway traverses a variety of terrain during its journey across northeast Or ...
Heppner, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 130
A 58-mile paved highway that crosses 8,600-foot Carson Pass in the Sierra Nevada. The Carson Pass Highway rises from Nevada’s Carson Valley, travels west over Carson Pass, and descends toward Californ ...
Woodfords, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 58
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A 93-mile highway through the alpine lakes and mountains of the Cascade Range. Set in the heart of the towering Cascade Range, the scenic byway traverses the mountains past alpine lakes, forests, and ...
La Pine, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 93
A 106-mile loop to the crest of the Elkhorn Range, past historic mining territory, rivers, and lakes. Elkhorn Drive encircles the southern portion of the Elkhorn Range in the Blue Mountains, passing t ...
Sumpter, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 106
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A 130-mile highway over a mountain pass in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. Feather River Scenic Byway offers astounding vistas and scenic diversity. The route begins almost at sea level in the Sacra ...
Oroville, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 130
A 208-mile open loop through the Wallowa Mountains to the rim of Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river-carved canyon. Four possible side trips allow full exploration of the canyon, for a 367-mil ...
Baker City, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 208
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A 36.5-mile paved route that ascends to 5,080 feet in the Santa Ynez Range, then drops into Cuyama Valley. The Jacinto Reyes Scenic Byway traverses diverse mountain and valley terrain during its journ ...
Ojai, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 36.5
A 50-mile route that climbs through a giant sequoia forest, descends into one of North America’s deepest canyons, and travels through a national park. Kings Canyon Scenic Byway traverses an extraordin ...
Visalia, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
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A 12-mile road through a magnificent, glacially carved canyon with waterfalls and meadows of wildflowers. The Lamoille Canyon Road travels into the heart of the Ruby Mountains. The two-lane road is pa ...
Lamoille, NV - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 12
A 187-mile paved loop through the confluence of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountains, and the Modoc Plateau and Great Basin. The Lassen Scenic Byway traverses the northernmost portion of the Sierra ...
Chester, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 187
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A 12-mile climb through rugged Lee Vining Canyon to Yosemite National Park in the high Sierra Nevadas. Lee Vining Canyon Highway travels from Mono Lake through a spectacular canyon, climbing over 3,20 ...
Lee Vining, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 12
An 81.5-mile loop through the center of the Cascade Range, over two mountain passes, through lava flows and forests, and along rivers. The scenic byway travels through some of Oregon’s most beautiful ...
Sisters, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 81.5
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A 121-mile mostly paved route through incredible volcanic features and the wildlife-rich Klamath Basin. The Modoc Volcanic Scenic Byway traverses an incredible array of terrain during its journey acro ...
Tulelake, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 121
A 24-mile road through the northern Cascade Mountains, from rain forest up to rugged timberline. The first 14 miles are mostly straight with a gentle ascent through second-growth forest. As the highwa ...
Glacier, WA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 24
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A 50-mile drive through a lush forest, along rivers and over a low mountain pass. Mountain Loop Highway follows a horseshoe-shaped loop along several rivers and over a mountain pass. The route is a pa ...
Darrington, WA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
A 67-mile paved route from a desert oasis to the snow-capped, forested San Jacinto Mountains. The Palms to Pines Scenic Byway takes you through desert and mountain in southern California, climbing fro ...
Palm Desert, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 67
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A 107-mile route along the crest of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains. Rim of the World travels the crest of the San Bernardino Mountains, through historic towns and past lovely lakes. The two-la ...
Crestline, CA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 107
A 70-mile highway alongside cascading streams and through lush forests. Robert Aufderheide Memorial Drive travels north from Westfir along the North Fork of the Middle Fork Willamette River, crosses a ...
Westfir, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 70
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