Description - Route 33--Jacinto Reyes Scenic Byway lies within the Los Padres National Forest. The route winds slowly over the coastal mountain range at Pine Mountain Summit. The scenery is typical of that found along the central coastal range. It includes, of course, the pine forests and the semi-desert vegetation typical of the east slope of the range as it drops down into the Central Valley. From the summit can be seen the verdant Cuyama and Lockwood Valleys.
- The highway climbs to 7,500 feet at Pine Mountain in the Ventura County backcountry, forty miles beyond Ojai. The views from the highway include the central coast and Channel Islands, the striking Sespe Gorge, and several wilderness areas.
Recreation - The Route 33--Jacinto Reyes Scenic Byway is known for it's cultural, natural and scenic attractions.
Climate - During spring and fall the sun shines 80 percent of the time. Summer fogs can be thick and cool, while fall brings "Indian summer" and temperatures in the high 80s. Most of the precipitation comes in the winter in the form of rain, turning the golden hillsides green.
This byway is located north of Ventura and Ojai in the Central Coast Region. It extends 6.4 miles north of junction State Route 150 north to the Santa Barbara County line.
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