Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway

Department of Transportation.

Travel Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway and experience glacially carved valleys and canyons, ancient volcanic peaks, and rugged granite snow-capped ridges. Two State Park gateways feature the northernmost groves of giant sequoias in the U.S. Driving on this narrow asphalt ribbon brings the backcountry up close, renewing spirit and body.


Getting to the Byway:

Carson City, NV
* Get on US-395 south. * Turn right at NV-88. * Enter California via NV-88. * Turn left on NV-89. * The byway begins in the city of Markleeville.

Sacramento, CA
* Get on CA-99 south towards Stockton. * Stay on CA-99 until you reach CA-12/CA-88. * Follow CA-12 and stay straight and continue on CA-49 south. * At Angels City turn left and get on CA-4. * The byway begins on CA-4 in the city of Arnold.

Navigating the Byway:
* Begin in Arnold, CA on SR 4. * Travel northeast to the end of SR 4 at the junction of SR 89 in Alpine County. * Continue north on SR 89. * End at the town of Markleeville.

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