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From US 101 to US 395

West of I-5 in Red Bluff, CA-36 is a very long winding path to the pacific coast. Be sure to fill... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Brad H
Red Bluff, California
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Recently, Caltrans did some straightening and widening on Highway 36E, going from Red Bluff to... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Red Bluff, California
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

West of I-5 in Red Bluff, CA-36 is a very long winding path to the pacific coast. Be sure to fill your tank and stomach, it is a very long path to travel and will be the longest 130 miles you will likely ever travel....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brad H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Recently, Caltrans did some straightening and widening on Highway 36E, going from Red Bluff to Susanville. It was a very ambitious project, and it made a nice difference in the stretch just before Mineral. I have always enjoyed this highway, as it offers a number...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JamesH6271126
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This time of year is perfect for a Spring ride. The flowers are blooming, the Mountain is showing it's best and everyone wants to see the Visitor Center! Take your time....this is meant to be a leisurely trip...so enjoy every moment and curve in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank happy4travel
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Lassen Park has been on our bucket list and we are so glad we made the trip. The roads up and back to Red Bluff were well maintained and clean. The park was beautiful, like all the pictures we've seen. Now we have our own...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Morganhill2
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I rode this from west to east, starting in Fortuna on the coast. It will take you about 4 hours and while being beautiful, it can be hairy. If people driving cars would drive at a speed that allows them to at least appear to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 2Vegans2wheels
Reviewed 8 January 2018

great road to travel west ,maybe cause there are not many other choices,.but beware ,there isn't a straight stetch for more the 100 yards,you will see your self coming and going on the switch backs,,no complaint though ,,its awesome ,,very very beautiful drive

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank whatstheuse123
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Highway 36 is a two lane road and is best driven when you have time to appreciate the views. This is a great motorcycle road as long as you are attentive. Stay on your own side because there is plenty of windy sections if you...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank George C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Hwy 36 West is historically and commercially important. DOT (CalTrans) must prioritize a rest area half way. We live in Trinidad and Red Bluff. I warn family to fill up with gas and bring water and "necessities", including flashlights if traveling after dark, as there...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DLorahH
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Did this highway up to the turn off for Hayfork. Crazy turns, beautiful scenery. Going to the coast next time. I know it will be a long, long white knuckle drive. Note: You need patience driving here. If someone is behind you and wants to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Greg K
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Recently drove Hwy 36 from Red Bluff to Fortuna around 130 miles in my Corvette, once was enough, even though it's beautiful country it's a difficult drive in some places no middle line only the fog lines as the road gets narrow, and driving the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Bill B
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