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California Byway Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
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0.0
4659 ft.
Junction
Junction of California State Highway 79 'Cuyamaca Highway' north of Curamaca Rancho State Park, Near Julian, California, Whispering Pines, California, Harrison Park, California, Whispering Winds Catholic Conference Center, which is a camp for Catholics in Southern California, Cuyamaca Lake, a lake by the Highway #79, Sunrise National Scenic Byway Starts here.
2.6
4.2
4852 ft.
Upper Green Valley Road
South to Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.
4.2
6.7
4990 ft.
Deer Park Road
To the south, goes to Cleveland National Forest.
6.6
10.7
5509 ft.
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Northeast of highway. Access is from CA State Highway 78. Largest California state park. Has 12 wilderness areas, miles of trails and dirt roads.
7.3
11.7
5509 ft.
Kwimee Point
Kwimee Point, diverts from the California Sunrise Scenic Byway and merges again at another location.
8.3
13.3
5246 ft.
Skyline Drive

8.3
13.4
5243 ft.
Kwimee Point
This is where Kwimee Point merges with the California Sunrise Scenic Byway
9.5
15.3
5358 ft.
Filaree Flat Road North/Pine Creek Road
South to the community of Pine Valley, CA.
11.4
18.3
5522 ft.
Laguna Meadow Road
South to Little Laguna Lake and Big Laguna Lake.
13.2
21.2
5833 ft.
Boiling Spring Road/Los Huecos Road
To Big Laguna Lake and Little Laguna Lake.
13.7
22.0
5951 ft.
Mount Laguna, California
A small community 6,000 feet above sea level, in the Laguna Mountains at the edge of the Cleveland National Forest. Mount Laguna is a small hamlet of few rustic lodges, stores and campgrounds serving tourists and locals. Laguna Mountain Recreation Area and visitor's center are in the community.
14.2
22.8
5915 ft.
Los Huecos Road
Passes through the Pine trees area, Mountain Laguna Visitor's Area.
15.0
24.1
5974 ft.
Thing Valley Road/Desert View Road

15.8
25.4
6017 ft.
Morris Ranch Road
South to the Mount Laguna Observatory, an astronomical observatory operated by the Astronomy Department of San Diego State University.
17.0
27.3
5833 ft.
Kitchen Creek Road

19.7
31.7
5075 ft.
Sheephead Mountain Road
A muddy road running through the pine trees littered in the area of Mount Laguna.
20.1
32.4
4951 ft.
Sunrise Highway
Access to the Cleveland National Forest, a muddy, narrow road goes through the forest and passes by Pine Valley, along the Sunrise National Scenic Byway and eventually ends at a connecting place where the road merges with the California Byway.
23.8
38.3
4101 ft.
Old Highway #80, Pine Valley, California
Old Highway #80, Community of Pine Valley, California is located at the end of Sunrise National Scenic Byway, off Interstate Highway #8.
24.0
38.6
4078 ft.
US Interstate Highway 8
Sunrise National Scenic Byway ends at the junction of US Interstate 8 near Pine Valley, California.