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Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway

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137.1 miles: 2 hours, 47 minutes
Seasonal route: The road is subject to closure in winter. The Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway (SR 89) carves a route through grandly scenic northern California wilderness. It's a 130-mile journey that begins at Lake Almanor, encompasses the vast expanses of Shasta-Trinity National Forest and ends in Mt. Shasta's shadow. The highlight of this stretch is the hydrothermal wonders found within Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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137.1 miles: 2 hours, 47 minutes
From Mt. Shasta, SR 89 steadily gains elevation through pine woodlands as it heads toward Lassen Volcanic National Park. The park features volcanic wonders like Bumpass Hell's boiling mudpots and steam-emitting fumaroles.