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California Byway Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
0.0
0.0
4350 ft.
California State Highways 89/44
Start of Lassen Scenic Byway.
0.5
0.8
4383 ft.
Old Station, CA
Community of Old Station, just north of Lassen Volcanic National Park and between Redding, CA and Susanville, CA. Limited services.
12.1
19.5
5932 ft.
Rest Stop
Pull out area for rest stop.
13.4
21.6
5761 ft.
California State Highway 44
CA State Highway 44 separates from CA State Highway 89. West to the community of Shingletown, CA. - Woodridge Lake (fishing).
14.2
22.8
5879 ft.
Manzanita Lake, CA
Lake is near the Lassen Volcanic National Park entrance. It has rainbow trout, brown trout and brook trout. There is a campground and the Loomis Museum near here.
14.4
23.2
5892 ft.
Reflection Lake, CA
Small lake north of highway. Fishing.
14.6
23.5
5922 ft.
Manzanita Lake Campground
South of highway. Tel. 530-595-6121.
21.9
35.2
6194 ft.
Lava Domes
West of highway. Chaos Crags, a group of lava domes that were formed 1,100-1,000 years ago.
23.9
38.4
6417 ft.
West Fork Hat Creek, CA
Road passes over creek. Pond to south.
25.0
40.2
6539 ft.
Marshy Area
Watch for wildlife.
26.7
42.9
6703 ft.
Summit Lake
Lake is in about the middle of Lassen Volcanic National Park at 6700 ft above sea level. Two campgrounds, named Summit Lake North and Summit Lake South, are located near to the lake.
36.2
58.3
8179 ft.
Lake Helen, CA
Lake Helen is a glacial lake in Lassen Volcanic National Park at an altitude of 8,200 feet (2,500 m). It is located to the west of Bumpass Mountain and near Lassen Peak. The lake is named for Helen Tanner Brodt, the first female to reach Lassen Peak in 1864.
36.7
59.1
8107 ft.
Emerald Lake, CA
Small glacial green lake nearby Lassen Peak in Lassen Volcanic National Park.
37.7
60.6
7848 ft.
East Sulphur Creek, CA
Crossing.
41.2
66.3
6978 ft.
Rest Stop
West of highway. Rest area.
42.0
67.6
6732 ft.
Information Stop
Park information area with parking and walk in campground.
42.6
68.5
6637 ft.
Rest Area

45.5
73.3
6211 ft.
McGowan Lake, CA
West of highway.
47.5
76.4
5719 ft.
California State Highway 36
West to the community of Mineral, CA (limited services) and the Park Headquarters for Lassen Volcanic National Park. Joins CA State Highway 89 to the south.
51.1
82.2
4856 ft.
California State Highway 172
South to the community of Mill Creek, CA (limited services) and turns west to end at CA State Highway 36.
51.3
82.6
4816 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over mountain rivers.
53.8
86.6
4879 ft.
Wilson Lake Road
East to Wilson Lake. Fishing.
59.7
96.1
4672 ft.
California State Highway 32
South to the community of Butte Meadows, CA. Limited services.
70.0
112.7
4531 ft.
California State Highway 36
CA State Highway 36 leaves CA State Highway 89; continues to the community of Chester, CA. Chester is on Lake Almanor. - Chester Park (Brook Loop). - Rogers Field Airport.
71.0
114.3
4511 ft.
Lake Almanor, CA
Lake Almanor is a large man made lake. It is formed by Canyon Dam on the North Fork of the Feather River.
73.2
117.8
4541 ft.
Turn off to Golf Course and Villlage
Lake Almanor West Golf Course and village of Lake Almanor West, California.
77.0
123.9
4669 ft.
Village of Pratville.
Just north of the highway is the village of Pratville, California.
83.2
133.9
4573 ft.
California State Highways 89/147
Byway turns north on CA State Highway 147. CA State Highway 89 goes east to the community of Canyondam, CA. Limited services.
88.2
141.9
4537 ft.
East Shore, CA
Village of East Shore, CA. Limited services.
90.6
145.8
4603 ft.
Hamilton Branch, CA
Villages of Hamilton Branch, CA (limited services), Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA (limited services) and Foxwood, CA (limited services).
93.8
151.0
4967 ft.
Clear Creek, CA
Community of Clear Creek, CA. - Clear Creek Park.
94.3
151.7
5062 ft.
County Highway A21
East to the community of Westwood, CA. Limited services.
94.9
152.7
5105 ft.
California State Highways 147/36
Byway proceeds East on CA State Highway 36. West to the community of Chester, CA.
97.9
157.5
5135 ft.
County Highway A21
North to the community of Robbers Creek, CA (limited services). South to the communities of Westwood, CA (limited services) and Pinetown, CA (limited services).
102.9
165.6
5184 ft.
Coppervale, CA
Community of Coppervale, CA. Limited services.
105.9
170.5
5758 ft.
Fredonyer Pass
CA State Highway 36 passes through this mountain pass which is located west of Susanville, CA and southeast of Mt. Lassen.
113.3
182.4
4934 ft.
California State Highways 36 /44
Byway turns northwest on Feather Lake Highway (CA State Highway 44). CA State Highway 36 goes east to the city of Susanville, CA. - Susanville Ranch Park (Pauite Lane, Tel. 530-251-5288): 22 miles of trails, biking, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, running, cross-country skiing, photography. - Susan River Park (S Weatherflow St). - Riverside Park (Limoneria Ave): ballfields, trees. - Memorial Park (North St): playing fields, tennis courts, trees.
121.3
195.2
5509 ft.
Hog Flat Reservoir
South of highway is a reservoir.
123.6
198.9
5591 ft.
McCoy Road
South to the community of Westwood Junction, CA. Limited services.
125.1
201.4
5571 ft.
McCoy Flat Reservoir
Southwest of highway is a large reservoir.
128.0
206.0
5807 ft.
Mud Lake
North of highway about a 1.4 mile is a small lake.
130.2
209.5
5692 ft.
Long Lake
South of highway is a lake.
143.6
231.1
5581 ft.
Poison Lake
Almost dried up seasonal lake.
159.3
256.3
4354 ft.
Junction #44 and #89
Terminus of byway.