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California Interstate #5 Highway Guide

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State Flower - the California Poppy.
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0.0
Exit #796
California/Oregon State Line. Siskiyou County, California. Siskiyou County is the home of majestic Mount Shasta, the Klamath Wildlife Refuges, the Marble Mountains Wilderness.
2.0
3.2
Point of Interest
Elevation 3000 ft.
2.4
3.9

View from highway driving South.
2.7
4.4

View from highway driving South.
3.7
5.9
Exit #793 (Bailey Hill Road)

5.6
9.0
California Inspection Station

6.3
10.1
Exit #790 (Hornbrook Highway)
East to community of Hornbrook, California.
7.6
12.2
Exit #789 - Junction of County Highway #A28.
Access to community of Henley California. East to community of Hornbrook, California. Access to the Irongate Reservoir recreational area.
10.8
17.3
Exit #786 ( The Klamath River Highway)
Junction of Highway #96. To the west are the communities of Horse Creek, Kalmath River, and Seiad Valley. 'The State of Jefferson Scenic Byway' is another name for the Klamath River Highway. This byway runs alongisde the Klamath River, starting in the east from Yreka's high desert climate to the lush Siskiyou and Coastal Mountain forests near the coast. The attached link provides more information on this National Scenic Byway.
10.9
17.5
Point of Information
Crossing Kalmath River.
13.7
22.0

View from highway.
14.9
24.0

View from highway.
15.0
24.1
Roadside turnout view point
The Anderson Summit-elevation 3000 ft.
15.8
25.5
Roadside turnout with view point
West of highway.
16.3
26.3

View from highway.
17.0
27.3
Photo is view from highway of scenic view point.
Roadside turnout with view point - West side of highway. Paved turnout, no services.
17.7
28.5
Point of Information
Crossing the Shasta River.
20.8
33.4
Exit #776
City of Yreka, California. Junction of Highway #3 North. East to communities of Montague, California, Little Shasta. Access to airport. Yreka is a quiet little city nestled in the Shasta Valley.
21.1
34.0
Exit #775
Access to Yreka Historic District. Two churches constructed in the 1800s and the Siskiyou County Courthouse, built in the mid-1850s are part of the Historical District.
22.8
36.7

View from highway. Exit #773.
23.4
37.6
Junction of Highway #3 South
West to communities of Fort Jones,California, Etna. Access to Trinity Lake.
25.4
40.8

View from highway driving South.
26.4
42.5
Exit #770 (Easy Street and Shamrock Road)
City of Yreka, California.
30.2
48.6
View from highway
Looking east at Mount Shasta
30.6
49.3
Exit #766
Junction of County Roadway #A12. East to community of Grenada, California. West to community of Gazelle and Callahan.
36.4
58.5
View from highway
Looking South at Mount Shasta-elevation 14162 ft.
37.5
60.3
Exit #759 (Louie Road)

41.5
66.8
Point of Information
Crossing Parks Creek.
42.9
69.0
Roadside highway turnout state rest area
All services-both sides of highway.
45.7
73.5
Exit #751
Stewart Springs Road. Junction of Highway #265. East to community of Edgewood, California. West to Stewart Springs, California.
46.0
74.0
Point of Information
Crossing the Shasta River.
46.8
75.3
Point of Information
Shasta National Forest-Northern boundary. The Shasta-Trinity National Forest lies within portions of Humboldt, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity Counties.
48.4
77.9
View from highway - Photo Weed - Klamath Falls, highway sign
Exit #748. City of Weed, California. Junction of Highway #97. North to Klamath Falls, Bend, OR. Access to the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway - California / Oregan, highway #97. Volcanic Landscape California's Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway stretches from Mount Lassen in Northern California to the California-Oregon border. The byway travels through or near dense forests, broad wetlands and habitat areas, pastoral grasslands, farms and ranches.
48.4
77.9
Welcome to the city of Weed - Photo, ' Weed's Welcome highway sign'
The City of Weed is nestled on the western slopes of Mount Shasta in Northern California at an elevation of 3,467 feet. Weed is located near the mid-point of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway.
48.4
77.9
The city of Weed - Junction of Highway #97.
South to communities of Mount Shasta, California, Shasta Lake, California, Redding, California. Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide - Se