Trinity Heritage National Scenic Byway is named after the Trinity Alps located to the west and Trinity Divide County directly to the east. The Trinity Heritage Scenic Byway has numerous vistas with view points and an abundance of natural attractions. It is a great way to view the beauty and rich history of the state of California. The journey also features a climb of over 4,500 feet where visitors can follow one of the paths of Gold Rush miners and settlers and see the views of the forests and hiking trails, cliffs and streams.
Further along on the byway vehicles can travel along the roads and see a portion of the Trinity Alps. This particular area of Trinity Heritage is known for having the best overall views of the entire trip. Travelers will pass by several bodies of water such as the Trinity and Lewiston Lakes. Many people choose to stop along the lakes and enjoy a picnic and some of the outdoor activities such as fishing and rafting.
The Trinity Heritage National Scenic Byway is enjoyed by several thousand travelers each year. The best time to take the drive is during the late spring on into the summer.