8N04 – The Ridge Route Digital Gallery

Forestry road 8N04, the Ridge Route. The original way to get from Bakersfield to Los Angeles. Created in 1915, this road was credited for uniting California.


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Road Updates

Ridge Route Travel Guide

Here’s our updated Ridge Route Travel Guide with clear maps of what exactly is open and locations of historical significance. Disclaimer: I do not encourage anyone to drive the closed off section of the road. It is, however, accessible on foot, bike, scooter, horseback, unicycle… whatever creative way you could get back there without aContinue reading “Ridge Route Travel Guide”