Ebbetts Pass National Byway
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Eastern California just north of Yosemite Nat

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    The Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway is the one of the most scenic drives across California's Sierra Nevada Mountains.
    Anchored at either end by two State Parks Calaveras Big Trees and Grover Hot Springs and passing through the Stanislaus and the Humboldt Toiyabe National Forests, visitors have the chance to see and diagnose this sturdy landscape that was resident to the native peoples of the area and to pioneer emigrants alike.
    The byway ranges in the elevation from approximately 3000 to 8500. Expansive views of granite outcrops, basalt columns, ancient volcanic peaks, deep river canyons, glacially carved valleys, majestic stands of conifers has giant sequoias, open meadows, clear mountain lakes and swiftly flowing streams and rivers can all be experienced along the route. One can find historical relics of people who lived here before as well as present day utilize and recreation facility.