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Designation: California State Scenic Highway
Length, One-Way: 12 Miles (20.0 Kilometers)
Time: 30 Minutes

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Experience some of America's finest scenery along Route 101.  Plenty of places to stop and linger
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Experience some of America's finest scenery along Route 101. Plenty of places to stop and linger
Description - This 12-mile scenic road is within the boundaries of Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park and traverses the impressive redwood forests while offering views of the rugged Pacific Ocean coastline.

Attractions - Redwood Highway segment starts about five miles north of Klamath where Route 101 again enters the Redwood National Park near the Trees of Mystery. The highway leaves the park about 2.5 miles south of Crescent City, at which point the officially designated segment terminates. Along this outstanding stretch of road travelers view some of America's finest scenery. The old growth coastal redwoods, some of the world's tallest, along with pounding surf shores, rushing rivers and verdant hills, make this an unforgettable journey. There are many opportunities for stretching your legs and dining outdoors amid magnificent surroundings. Camping is available in and near Redwood National and State Parks.

Recreation - The scenic road is known for it's natural and scenic attractions.

Climate - Summers in this region are generally mild. Fog is often encountered near the coastline, with sunny, warmer weather more common inland in the foothills. Winters are generally cool with considerable precipitation. Wear layers of clothing to accommodate cool to warm temperatures and good walking shoes. Rain protection should be included at any time of year.

Location - This byway is found in California's North Coast Region, south of Crescent City. Follow U.S. Highway 101 from the south boundary of the Del Norte Redwoods State Park to the north boundary (near Crescent City).

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Additional Information:
California Scenic Byways - California offers one All American Road, two National Scenic Byways, and well over 50 state and National Forest designated scenic byways.

Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.


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