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City of Oxnard, California
City of Oxnard, California
The hub of Ventura County , Oxnard is an ideal location to explore all that the region has to offer. Miles of uncrowded coastlines. Attractions in and around Oxnard: Herzog Wine Cellars, The Murphy Auto Museum, Channel Islands Harbor, Carnegie Art Museum, Ventura County Maritime Museum, Heritage Square.
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Point of Information
Point of Information
Junction of Highway U S #101. Note: Highway #101 overlaps with Highway #1 at this point.
1.2
2.0
Access to Oxnard Beach Park

2.0
3.2
Victoria Ave
Access to the Channel Islands Harbor. Channel Islands National Park , consists of 249,354 acres, half of which are under the ocean, and include the islands of San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Barbara. Even though the islands seem tantalizingly close to the densely populated, southern California coast, their isolation has left them relatively undeveloped, making them an exciting place for visitors to explore. - Access to McGrath State Beach Park Campground. McGrath State Beach is one of the best bird-watching areas in California, with the lush riverbanks of the Santa Clara River and sand dunes along the shore. A nature trail leads to the Santa Clara Estuary Natural Preserve. The park offers campsites by the beach. Camping: There are 12 designated accessible paved sites including some with accessible tables.
2.1
3.3
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
2.5
4.1
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
3.3
5.3

Telephone Road.
Telephone Road.
3.9
6.3
Junction of Highway #126 East
Access to city of Ventura California, Santa Clarita, California. East to highway Junction of Highway #101 business route.
4.1
6.6
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
4.6
7.4
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
5.2
8.4

View from highway. Access to Harbor Blvd & Ventura Pier.
View from highway. Access to Harbor Blvd & Ventura Pier.
5.7
9.2
South access to State Beach Parks and Ventura Harbor

6.6
10.6
Sanjon Road
Emergency call box - both sides of highway.
7.3
11.7

View from highway.
View from highway.
7.4
11.9
California Street
Access to downtown, tourist information. Access to Ventura Fairgrounds and Seaside Park.
8.1
13.1
Junction of Highway #33
Access to emergency call box - both sides of highway. North access to the city of Ojai. The city of Ojai, is nestled within the Ojai Valley. In addition to the city of Ojai, the valley encompasses the unincorporated towns of Casitas Springs, Oak View, Mira Monte, and Meiners Oaks. - North access to Los Padres National Forest recreational area. Los Padres National Forest encompasses nearly two million acres in the beautiful coastal mountains of central California. The forest stretches across almost 220 miles from the Big Sur Coast in Monterey County to the western edge of Los Angeles County. The Los Padres National Forest possesses many day use and overnight developed recreation facilities across the forest for the individual, families, and groups.
8.5
13.6
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
9.1
14.6
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
9.6
15.4
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
9.9
15.9
Access to state beaches
West of highway.
10.4
16.8
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
10.7
17.2
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
11.2
18.0
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
11.3
18.2
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
11.4
18.3

View from California highway.
View from California highway.
11.6
18.6
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
12.2
19.6
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
12.9
20.8

View from California highway.
View from California highway.
13.0
20.9
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
14.6
23.5
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
14.7
23.6
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
15.1
24.3
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
17.5
28.1
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
17.5
28.2
Access to Mussel Sholes

17.7
28.5

View from highway.
View from highway.
18.7
30.1
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
19.3
31.0
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
20.6
33.2
Bates Road

20.6
33.2
Point of Interest
Santa Barbara County, California - Southern limits. Santa Barbara County is famous for its breathtaking setting. Explore the western-style towns of Los Olivos and Santa Ynez. Visit the quaint Danish village of Solvang
21.2
34.1
Junction of Highway #150
North to city of Ojai. Access to Casitas.
21.6
34.8
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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35.5
Exit #85

22.6
36.3
Exit #86
Access to Carpinteria State Beach Park, campground. Emergency call box - East side of highway. Carpinteria State Beach offers a mile of beach for swimming, surf fishing, tidepool exploring and camping. Sites have accessible tables on paved surfaces, restrooms with showers.
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37.7

Santa Monica Road.
Santa Monica Road.
24.2
39.0
Exit #87

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39.6
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
25.0
40.2
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
25.7
41.3
Exit #89

27.7
44.5
Exit #90
Acces to community of Summerland. Emergency call box - both sides of highway.
28.6
46.1
Exit #91
Evans Avenue.
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47.3
Exit #92
Sheffield. City of Montecito Southern limits.
30.4
48.9
Exit #93
San Ysidro Road.
30.8
49.6
Exit #94A
Olive Mill Road and Coast Village Road.
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49.8
City of Santa Barbara, California
Population 89,600, Feb 2004. Elevation 33 ft. Southern limits. Santa Barbara is sometimes referred to as the American Riviera. From the City, you are just minutes away from the Santa Barbara wine country. The gorgeous Santa Ynez Valley, with its breath-taking vistas, is home to such notable attractions as Solvang and the Chumash Reservation.
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Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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50.5
Exit #94B
Hermosillo Drive.
31.6
50.8
Exit #94C

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Exit #95
Salinas Street.
32.9
53.0
Emergency call box
Milpas Street.
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Exit #96A
Access to beach area.
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Acces to downtown Santa Barbara
East of highway.
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54.5
Emergency call box

34.4
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Bath Street

35.0
56.3
Carrillo Street - Emergency call box.
Access to El Presido State Historic Park, the site of Santa Barbara's oldest building and the second oldest in California. Built in 1782, the Presidio served as the military and government headquarters for the lands between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo until 1846.
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56.8
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
35.5
57.2
Arrellga Street

36.0
57.9
Mission Street

36.5
58.7
Pueblo Street

36.9
59.4
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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61.7
Exit #101B - Access to Emergency call box.
Junction of Highway #154 East. North access to Chumash Painted Cave Historical Park. In this sandstone cave are religious drawings by Chumash Native Americans and images of coastal fishermen dating back to the 1600s. Located above Santa Barbara in a steep canyon. North to communities of Cachuma Village, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos.
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62.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
39.9
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Emergency call box

40.3
64.8
Turnpike Road

40.7
65.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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65.9
City of Goleta, California
Population 28,400, Feb 2004. Southern limits.
41.4
66.7
Patterson Ave

41.6
67.0
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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67.6
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
42.2
67.9
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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68.6
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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Fairview Road
Access to Highway #217. South of highway.
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70.4
Emergency call box

43.9
70.7
Los Carneros Road

44.0
70.8
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
44.9
72.2
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
46.6
75.0
Exit #110

47.0
75.6
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
48.2
77.6
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
49.1
79.0
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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82.2
Emergency call box

52.0
83.7
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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85.2
El Capitan Ranch Road

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85.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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86.8
Exit #117 - Welcome to El Capitan State Park
Exit #117 - Welcome to El Capitan State Park
Access to El Capitan State Beach Park Campground - South side of highway. At El Capitan State Beach, visitors can enjoy sycamore and oak groves along El Capitan Creek, rocky tidepools, and a sandy beach. It's a perfect setting for swimming, fishing, surfing, picnicking and camping. Campers (Max. Length) 42', Restrooms.
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86.8
View from highway
Access road, to El Capitan State Park.
Access road, to El Capitan State Park.
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86.8
Looking at El Capitan Beach Area State Park Campground.
Looking at El Capitan Beach Area State Park Campground.
El Capitan provides camping, picnicking, a bike trail and all the usual beach activities. A stairway provides access from the bluffs to the beach area.
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El Capitan Beach Area State Park Campground
 El Capitan Beach Area State Park Campground

54.0
86.9
Access to El Capitan Canyon

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88.8
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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Exit #120
Access to Refugio State Beach Campground - West side of highway. Refugio State Beach offers excellent coastal fishing as well as trails and picnic sites. Palm trees planted near Refugio Creek give a distinctive look to the beach and camping area. A bike trail along the beach bluff connects the beach with El Capitan State Beach 2.5 miles east.
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Point of Information
Crossing Refugio Creek.
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92.0

Emergency call box. View from highway driving North.
Emergency call box. View from highway driving North.
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93.4
Emergency call box
East sdie of highway.
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94.9
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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97.8

View from California highway.
View from California highway.
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97.9
Roadside turnout
East side of highway.
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98.2
Emergency call box

61.5
99.0
Emergency call box

61.8
99.5

View from California highway.
View from California highway.
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99.7
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
62.9
101.3
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
64.8
104.3
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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104.8
Community of Gaviota
Population 94, Feb 2004. Southern limits.
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106.4
Access to Gaviota State Beach Park
West side of highway. Surf fishing, swimming, and picnicking make this park a popular recreational spot. A pier on the west end of the beach is used by divers and surfers. Camping: Small campground accommodates tents or trailers up to 25'.
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106.5
View from highway

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107.3
Roadside turnout rest area
Picnic tables, toilets - West side of highway.
66.8
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Roadside turnout rest area
Picnic tables, toilets - East side of highway.
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108.3

View from highway.
View from highway.
67.9
109.3

View from highway.
View from highway.
68.6
110.4

Junction of Highway #101. Note: overlap of Highway #101 ends at this point. Nort
Junction of Highway #101. Note: overlap of Highway #101 ends at this point. North to cities of Los Alamos, Santa Maria. Point of Interest at this point of Highway #1 is called 'The Auto Tour Route.' This national trail commemorates the route followed by Spanish commander Juan Bautista de Anza when he led a contingent of 30 soldiers and their families to found a presido and mission near San Fransisco Bay.
69.4
111.7

View from the highway driving North.
View from the highway driving North.
69.6
112.0
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
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113.0

View from highway.
View from highway.
70.5
113.5
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
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115.1

View from highway. Emergency call box.
View from highway. Emergency call box.
72.3
116.3

View from highway.
View from highway.
72.6
116.8
Emergency call box

72.9
117.3
Point of Information
Crossing El Jaro Creek.
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119.0
Emergency call box

74.6
120.1

Emergency call box - East side of highway.
Emergency call box - East side of highway.
76.8
123.6
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
77.4
124.5
Roadside turnout
Gravel, small turnout, no services.
77.6
124.9


77.7
125.1
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
78.7
126.6
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
79.1
127.3


79.4
127.7
Roadside turnout
Emergency call box - East side of highway.
79.7
128.3
Roadside turnout
Large gravel turnout, no services - East side of highway.
80.2
129.1
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
80.8
130.0

Emergency call box - West side of highway.
Emergency call box - West side of highway.
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132.1
Jalama Road - Access to Emergency call box.
Access to Jalama County Park Campground - 13 miles - West of highway. Camping: 98 campsites, all overlooking the ocean or beachfront. Each site has a picnic table and BBQ pit, with hot showers, restrooms and water nearby. 29 sites offer electrical hookups, and dump stations are available.
83.3
134.1
Emergency call box
West of highway.
84.0
135.2
Emergency call box
West of highway.
84.8
136.5
Santa Rosa Road

85.1
136.9
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
85.8
138.1
City of Lompoc, California
Population 43,384, Feb 2004. Southern limits. Lompoc has been acknowledged as the 'Most Successful Mural Community in California'. Attractions: Central Coast Wine Country, the historic La Purisima Mission, Vandenberg Air Force Base, home of the 14th Air Force ('Flying Tigers') and the 30th Space Wing,
86.3
138.8

Ocean Ave. Junction of Highway #246. East to communities of Solvang, Buellton -
Ocean Ave. Junction of Highway #246. East to communities of Solvang, Buellton - 16 miles. West to community of Surf - 9 miles. Note: 'The Auto Tour Route Juan Bautista De Anza' turns West at this point.
87.6
140.9

View from highway. H Street. City of Lompoc - business area.
View from highway. H Street. City of Lompoc - business area.
88.9
143.1
Marton Ave

89.5
144.1
Access to Lompoc airport
West side of highway.
90.6
145.8
Hancock Drive

91.0
146.4

View from highway.
View from highway.
91.0
146.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
92.0
148.1
Constellation Drive
Emergency call box.
92.5
148.9

View from highway.
View from highway.
93.1
149.8
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
93.5
150.5

View from highway.
View from highway.
94.0
151.3
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
95.0
152.9
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
96.0
154.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
96.8
155.8
Access to Vandenberg Air Force Base
West of highway.
97.0
156.1
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
97.9
157.6
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
98.2
158.0
Firefighter Road

98.4
158.3

View from highway.
View from highway.
98.9
159.1
Roadside turnout
Paved - East side of highway.
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159.9
San Antonio West Road

99.9
160.8
San Antonio Road East
East to community of Los Alamos California. Emergency call box - both sides of highway.
101.0
162.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
102.0
164.1
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
102.6
165.1

View from highway.
View from highway.
103.0
165.7
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
103.4
166.4
Emergency call box
North side of highway.
106.7
171.7

Exit #226. Junction of Highway #135. South to Los Alamos. North to city of Santa
Exit #226. Junction of Highway #135. South to Los Alamos. North to city of Santa Maria.
106.8
171.9
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
113.2
182.1
Roadside turnout
Gravel - East side of highway.
115.8
186.3

View from highway.
View from highway.
116.3
187.2
Point of Information
Crossing Soloman Creek.
116.7
187.8
Junction of Highway #166
East to city of Santa Maria California. City of Guadalupe, California - population 5575, Feb 2004. Southern limits. The Santa Maria Valley is nestled in the foothills of Santa Barbara County wine country.
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190.3
View from highway
City of Guadalupe, California - business area.
City of Guadalupe, California - business area.
118.6
190.8
Point of Information
San Luis Obispo County - Southern limits.
120.7
194.3

View from highway.
View from highway.
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196.7

View from highway.
View from highway.
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199.8
Sheridan Road

125.5
201.9
Calandar Road

125.7
202.3

View from highway.
View from highway.
128.5
206.8

View from highway.
View from highway.
129.3
208.0
Halcyon Road
North to Arroyo Grande - 2 miles.
129.6
208.5
Welcome to city of Oceano
Welcome to city of Oceano

130.1
209.4
Access to R.V. park
West side of highway.
131.3
211.3
Access to airport

131.4
211.4
Pier Ave
Access to Ocean Dunes S.V.R.A. & Pismo State Beach Park Campground - West of highway. Pismo State Beach offers all kinds of attractions: hiking, swimming, surf fishing, and digging for the famous Pismo clam. Camping: Oceano. Three designated accessible sites. North Beach Campground. All 16 sites have firm surfaces and accessible tables.
131.5
211.6
Access to R.V. park campground
East side of highway.
131.7
212.0
Access to R.V. park campground
East side of highway.
132.0
212.4
City of Grover Beach, California
City of Grover Beach, California
Population 13,132 Feb 2004. Southern limits.
132.5
213.3
Grand Ave
Public access to beach area. Access to R.V. park - West side of highway.
132.9
213.9
Welcome to Pismo Beach, California
Welcome to Pismo Beach, California
Pismo Beach, attractions: The Monarch Butterfly Grove. 1200 foot Pismo Pier for sightseeing, walking, fishing. Clam Festival, Band Review, Car Show, Mardi Gras, Jubilee-by-the-Sea Dixieland Jazz Festival and Western Days.
133.2
214.3
Access to Pismo Beach State Campground
West of highway.
133.7
215.1
Access to R.V. park
West side of highway.
133.9
215.5
Pomeroy Ave
Access to downtown Pismo Beach.
134.3
216.2
Services at highway.

134.4
216.3

Junction of Highway #101. Note: Highway #1 joins Highway #101 at this point.
Junction of Highway #101. Note: Highway #1 joins Highway #101 at this point.
135.0
217.2

Access to Pismo Beach public access. Photo taken from public access area of high
Access to Pismo Beach public access. Photo taken from public access area of highway.
135.0
217.2

Photo taken from public access area of highway.
Photo taken from public access area of highway.
135.5
218.0

View from highway.
View from highway.
135.8
218.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
137.0
220.5
Exit #193
Spy Glass Drive. Services, fuel off highway.
138.1
222.2
Agila Beach Drive
Access to Port San Luis California.
139.1
223.9
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
139.4
224.4
San Luis Bay Drive

141.4
227.6
Higuera Street
Emergency call box - East side of highway.
142.2
228.9
City of San Luis Obispo, California
Southern limits. Founded by Father Junipero Serra in 1772, San Luis Obispo is one of California's oldest communities.
143.4
230.7
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
144.0
231.7
Prado Road & Elks Lane

145.0
233.3
Madonna Road
Junction of Highway #227. South to Pismo Beach & Arroyo Grande.
145.2
233.7
March Street
Access to downtown business of San Luis Obispo.
145.8
234.6
Broad Street
Access to Mission San Luis Obispo - East of highway.
146.5
235.8
View from highway.
View from highway.
Junction of Highway #101. North to cities of Salinas, San Fransisco. Note: Overlap of Highway #1 leaves Highway #101 at this point. Start/finish of Highway Travel Guide. For continuance of Highway # 1 - The Pacific Coast Highway see MilebyMile.com California Highway #1-Section 3 - Travel Highway Guide. City of San Luis Obispo to City of Monterey. - Se

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