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Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway
|Length||61 mi / 98.2 km|
|Time to Allow||Take two hours to drive or five hours to explore the byway.|
Bookended by two California State Parks (Grover Hot Springs and Calaveras Big Trees), Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway is one of the last remaining wild trans-Sierra passes. The route brings travelers to outstanding recreational opportunities and provides backcountry access to glacially carved valleys, volcanic peaks, and high Sierra lakes and rivers. A modern two-lane highway at either end, the road becomes a steep, curvy, single-lane ribbon of asphalt in the middle as it traverses two national forests and two wilderness areas. Visitors should be aware that the pass is closed during winter when the upper portions of the route become unreachable due to snow.
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