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Seasonal Roads and Trails on Stanislaus National Forest Closed December 16, 2019

SONORA, Calif. — Seasonal road and trail closures on the Stanislaus National Forest began Dec. 16 and will remain in effect until April 14, 2020. The free STF Motor Vehicle Use Map, or MVUM, indicates which roads and trails will … Read More

Ebbetts Pass is Closed for the Season – December 2, 2019

TRAFFIC ADVISORY SEASONAL PASS CLOSURES EBBETTS PASS (STATE ROUTE 4), MONITOR PASS (STATE ROUTE 89), AND SONORA PASS (STATE ROUTE 108) Stockton – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed State Route 4 over Ebbetts Pass, Route 89 over … Read More

Ebbetts Pass to Temporarily Close at 6 PM Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Caltrans is scheduled to temporarily close Route 4 over Ebbetts Pass and Route 108 over Sonora Pass at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, due to incoming inclement weather forecast for the Sierra Nevada. The National Weather Service indicates … Read More

Fall Color on Ebbetts Pass

It’s the time of year when California proves it does indeed have a spectacular autumn – in the sierras. Possibly the most picturesque time of the year, Ebbetts Pass has some beautiful spots for leaf peeping. A drive over the … Read More

Traffic Advisory – Ebbetts Pass Closed September 25-26, 2019 for Paving

TRAFFIC ADVISORY FULL HIGHWAY CLOSURE STATE ROUTE 4 FROM THE EAST END OF LAKE ALPINE TO RAYMOND MEADOWS CREEK ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close State Route 4 beginning Tuesday, September 24, 2019, to Wednesday, … Read More

2019 Bear Valley Fat Tire Festival is on October 5

Bear Valley, CA…The Bear Valley Fat Tire Festival celebrates the awesome mountain bike trails and terrain in our backyard. This action-packed day is all about having fun with other mountain bike enthusiasts, riding great trails, and enjoying good food and … Read More

The 13th Annual Hermitfest is Here!

We can’t believe that September is already here and it’s time to Come and Play on the Pass with us again this year. Join us on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 from 11 am to 8 pm for a day-long, live … Read More

Alpine Watershed Group Meeting

Do you love the Carson River? Please plan to attend the next Alpine Watershed Group meeting as we learn more about the West Fork Carson River Vision Project from the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board. Alpine Watershed Group MeetingTuesday, September … Read More

Labor Day Weekend 2019

Looking for some fun activities along Ebbetts Pass over Labor Day Weekend? Here’s a roundup to help you plan your weekend to get out and enjoy this beautiful stretch of highway. Calaveras Big Trees State Park – CREEK CRITTERS Beaver … Read More

Hermitfest 2019 News Release

NEWS RELEASE                                           For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Plotnik, Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Association 209-728-8471 | Hermitfest: Free Music Festival In The High Sierra 13th Annual Ebbetts Pass Scenic Celebration EBBETTS PASS, CA— The Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Association … Read More