Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway
Length: 61.0 mi / 98.2 km
Time to Allow: Take two hours to drive or five hours to explore the byway.
Travel Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway and experience glacially carved valleys and canyons, ancient volcanic peaks, and rugged granite snow-capped ridges. Two State Park gateways feature the northernmost groves of giant sequoias in the U.S. Driving on this narrow asphalt ribbon brings the backcountry up close, renewing spirit and body.
Soaring altitudes, steep inclines, ice-cold mountain lakes, and a winding road. Sound like a recipe for a true road biking challenge? It is— follow the Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway in California for an experience you won’t forget.
In the heart of the Sierra Nevada and between the recreational havens of Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe meanders Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway. Climbing thousands of feet in elevation through spectacular untouched wilderness, Ebbetts Pass welcomes outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds to enjoy pristine Sierra lakes, massive sequoia redwoods, and stunning panoramic vistas from two different peaks. With two state parks, Stanislaus National Forest, and various designated wilderness areas, the land surrounding Ebbetts Pass is the wildest of any Sierra road.
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2-Day Trip: Ebbetts Pass Wonderland
To truly appreciate the gems of the Ebbetts Pass Wonderland, our itinerary is based on slowing down and taking in the peak experiences with...