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Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway

Mitchell, Roger

Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway

a definitive guide to the hidden heart of the central Sierra

by Mitchell, Roger

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Published by Track & Trail Publications in Oakhurst, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobile travel -- California -- Madera County -- Guidebooks.,
  • Madera County (Calif.) -- Tours.,
  • Madera County (Calif.) -- History, Local.,
  • Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway (Calif.) -- Guidebooks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-138) and index.

    Other titlesSierra Nevada adventures
    Statementby Roger & Loris Mitchell.
    GenreGuidebooks., Tours.
    ContributionsMitchell, Loris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF868.M2 M58 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16211792M
    ISBN 100970711581
    LC Control Number2006281452
    OCLC/WorldCa77213214

      Feather River Scenic Byway: The byway follows State High starting 8 miles north of Oroville and continuing for miles northeast to the highway’s intersection with State For a good.   The first volume in our series of Sierra Nevada Adventures entitled Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway: Hidden Heart of the Central Sierra is a complete guide to the history, geology, flora, and fauna to be seen and enjoyed along the way.

      The Kings Canyon Scenic Byway in Sequoia National Forest Beginning in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Dunlap, the Kings Canyon Scenic Byway traverses 50 spectacular miles leading to Roads End, all along Highway The byway begins in the foothills outside of Fresno and then enters the Grant Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park. From Clovis travel northeast into the forest and north to adjacent Yosemite National Park. Numerous forest campgrounds are within an hours drive of the national park. Explore the forest on the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway leading to campgrounds, hiking/biking trails, several lakes, and scenic views.

    Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books . The Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway is one of only seven nationally designated byways in California and in the nation.. This beautiful road juts up from the heart of the Sierra Nevada with Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park as its neighbors, the byway is a mile stretch of Highways 4 in between the towns of Arnold in Calaveras County and Markleeville in Alpine County.


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Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway (Hidden Heart of the Central Sierra) [Roger & Loris Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway (Hidden Heart of the Central Sierra)5/5(1). Our page guide Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway describes a mile long (mostly paved) scenic byway that starts at North Fork, near the exact geographical center of California, making a loop up to the southern boundary of Yosemite National Park, and ending at Oakhurst.

Explore nearly miles of high country roads through the Sierra National Forest with breathtaking panoramas, amazing vistas, unique rock formations and even a charming general store with mouthwatering hamburgers and freshly baked pie.

Donate or join the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association. More info. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway: A Definitive Guide to the Hidden Heart of the Central Sierra by Loris Mitchell and Roger Mitchell (Trade Cloth) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Pick up a byway map at the North Fork Visitors Center, fill your tank with gas, and plan on a full day. The loop begins two miles outside of North Fork on Minarets Road. Your first stop is the Jesse Ross Cabin, a hand-hewn log home built in the late s. There are actually two scenic byways in the area.

The first is the Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway. This mile road stretches from the San Joaquin Valley all the way up the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, ending up in Kaiser Pass Meadow.

The second is the Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway book Vista Scenic Byway. Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, North Fork: Address, Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Reviews: /5.

United States ; there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date. Yosemite National Park, California 39 contributions 16 helpful votes/58 TripAdvisor reviews.

Scenic Byway Road Conditions. Be aware of current road conditions along the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway. Sections of the byway are dirt roads.

For current road conditions contact the Bass Lake Ranger District Office in North Fork, CA. extension 0. The Sierra Vista Byway is a very scenic drive meandering for 82 miles through outstanding scenery with remarkable views of the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, in the U.S.

state of California. How long is the Sierra Vista Byway. The road is mile ( km) long, located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada. Head south of the national park to North Fork, the exact geographical center of California, and prepare to feast your eyes on granite domes, glaciated peaks, high mountain meadows, and not many other people on this mile loop.

Pick up a byway map at the North Fork Visitors Center, fill your tank with gas, and plan on a full day. The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway is one of those hidden gems in the high sierra exposed in plain sight.

Millions of people each year drive past it in a hurry to get to Yosemite National Park's South Entrance. Let me just say this to everyone, The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, like everything within the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range from Lake Tahoe south past Kings Canyon National Park and.

We decided to explore California's Sierra Vista Scenic Byway. This road has tons of amazing places that are worth stopping. This scenic byway is located right in between Yosemite National Park and. North Fork is the "official" starting point for the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway although travel on Road has its own scenic values.

Highlights and Key Points Along the Route North Fork - This once thriving logging town is headquarters for the Bass Lake Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest. Follow Road east through O'Neals (home to Westbrook Wine Farm) on to North Fork.

North Fork is the "official" starting point for the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway although travel on Road has its own scenic values. Eco-Friendly Notes. Byway travelers are encouraged to use Tread Lightly and Leave No Trace practices while visiting the area. Sierra Vista Scenic Byway. The Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway meanders miles through the Sierra Nevada Mountains and offers sweeping panoramic vistas of the Sierra Nevada’s granite peaks, lush meadows, a large array of plant and animal life, unique.

Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway, Sierra National Forest, California as always click on picture to enlarge. it is worth clicking on the above picture. This is a most unusual posting. Yes, here it is the end of February and this is a posting of a National Scenic Byway through the High Sierra.

The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway is an mile ( km) route through the Sierra National Forest in the U.S. state of examples of the Sierra’s most distinctive granite domes, meadows and glacial valleys can be seen along the way. The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway begins two miles (3 km) north of the foothill community of North Fork, climbing the western slope of the Sierra.

If you haven’t purchased the book Exploring the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway and spent a day or two or three on the tour that is literally in our back yard, then now is the time, before the snows come.

The book is available for $15 at the Coarsegold Historic and Fresno Flats museums—close at hand. You can start the tour in Fresno or at Road and Hwy   The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway winds its way through the Sierra National Forest for almost 83 miles. Brenda Negley will discuss the route during.

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Travel up the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway with USFS Archaeologist Erin Potter, who will provide fascinating insights along the way. Interested parties will want to meet at the Forest Service Office in North Fork at 9 a.m.

on Saturday, July 20 and then explore parts of the Scenic Byway () as far as Fish Creek.The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway has several lengthy dirt segments in the following sections: Forest Route 10 from Forest Road 6S40 northeast to Forest Route 7.

- Forest Route 7 from Globe Rock northeast to Clover Meadow. Despite a sizeable portion of the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway not being paved it is advertised as accessible by all vehicles.Explore California's Sierra National Forest with this scenic drive passing a series of picturesque lakes.

Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway. The Edison Lakes. Mileage: 67 miles ( km) Duration The duration is an estimate of a one-way drive and does not include any stops or side-trips.