Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway - California

Department of Transportation.

Explore the wonder and beauty of a dramatic volcanic landscape from Crater Lake in Oregon to Lassen Peak in California. Encounter the ancient natural forces that shaped exquisite mountain lakes. Along with spectacular scenery, including the world-famous Mount Shasta, you'll enjoy history, charming towns and extraordinary recreational and cultural opportunities.


Getting to the Byway:

###From Sacramento, CA### * Get on I-5 north toward Redding. * Turn right on CA-44. * You will join the byway at the intersection of CA-44 and CA-89.

Navigating the Byway:

The California Volcanic Legacy corridor is an extension of the Oregon Volcanic Legacy All-American Road, which reaches the Oregon/California border via Highway 97, three miles north of the town of Dorris. From this point, you can choose to go east toward the Modoc section of the byway, or south on the Shasta section, continuing to the Lassen section.

The Modoc Section

The Shasta Section

The Lassen Section

Portion of Highway 89 from north entrance of Lassen Volcanic National Park to its junction with Highway 36 near Mineral.

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