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Temporary Forest Closures – Updated

Updated 9-25-2020 – The Stanislaus Forest is open with fire restrictions in place. A red flag warning is in place for this weekend, please recreate safely. Check for updates with the National Weather Service and Hathaway Pines Forest Service office. … Read More

The Scenic Byway Association and the Forest Service Remind You to Take Care of Yourself, the forest, and our communities this Labor Day Weekend

Our visitors are reminded that fire season is here and our rural communities and recreational areas have been overwhelmed this year with visitors. Please follow health guidelines, be especially careful, and clean up after enjoying your time here. We do … Read More

Hermitfest 2020 Canceled

It is with great regret that we have canceled our Annual Scenic Celebration, affectionately known as Hermitfest, planned for September 12th, 2020 due to COVID-19 constraints and concerns for the wellbeing of our community and our visitors.  We know many … Read More

Cal Trans Activity on the Scenic Byway This Week

There will be a couple of lane closures this week resulting in short delays. Begin: Calaveras/Alpine County Line End: Closure Gate # 5 on State Route 89 Restriction: Moving closure #1 of 2 lanes Reason: Striping OperationExpected Delays: 5 minutes … Read More