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Feather River Scenic Byway

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60.1 miles: 1 hours, 11 minutes
Following the middle fork of the Feather River while climbing into the Sierra Nevada Mountains, SR 70 offers dramatic views of sheer-walled canyons soaring up to 1,000 feet above the river bottom. Wildflowers and waterfalls are at their height in the spring, but blazingly colorful foliage makes fall another beautiful season to drive the route.
60.1 miles: 1 hours, 11 minutes
Eight miles north of Oroville, SR 70 begins its journey through Feather River Canyon. In addition to the natural beauty of tree-covered ridges and rushing whitewater, man-made marvels of engineering are among the byway’s visual highlights. There are spectacular panoramic views near Pulga and Tobin, where highway and historic railroad bridges crisscross each other.